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Subject [Httpd Wiki] Update of "DoS" by niq
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2009 01:15:55 GMT
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The following page has been changed by niq:

New page:
The "slowloris" script is not a new attack.  But by demonstrating the attack and giving it
a personality, it has drawn attention to a significant weakness in Apache HTTPD.  We need
a response to that, with information on risks and mitigation for server admins.

The slowloris script: threat and limitations

MaxClients, Memory usage, Threaded vs Unthreaded MPM, Event MPM not a solution!
Resource limits

TCP-level defences: e.g. iptables

Modules: e.g. mod_evasive

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