Re: Identd DoS Attacks

From: Mathieu Desnoyers (compudj@bigfoot.com)
Date: 10/11/01


Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 16:29:47 -0400
From: Mathieu Desnoyers <compudj@bigfoot.com>
To: focus-linux@securityfocus.com
Subject: Re: Identd DoS Attacks
Message-ID: <20011011162947.A5282@Krystal>


Maybe trying to add max number of inetd spawned, in your /etc/inetd.conf, will help

lines in inetd.conf should look like

service socket protocol nowait.max user .......

The wait or nowait can take a .max parameter that limits the number of instances of inetd spawned in 60 seconds. You just have to adjust this value to the capacity of your CPU, and it should work.

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