Re: iptables & tcp wrappers

From: Thomas Chiverton (
Date: 10/04/04

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    To: Luis M <>
    Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 17:20:55 +0100

    On Sunday 03 Oct 2004 02:12 am, you said:
    > sshd ssh: ALL : spawn ( /etc/firestarter/slap-this-bitch %a %d ) & :
    > DENY # spawns a process that adds the offending IP to the blocked-hosts

    Handy DoS there if I can send packets faster than you can spawn and restart
    the firewall, no ?

    Tom Chiverton 
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