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Jul 9 08:06:03 all inetd[122]: httpd/tcp server failing
From: fc () all net (Dr. Frederick B. Cohen)
Date: Sun, 9 Jul 1995 08:16:58 -0400


        I was trying a loop test to stress performance on our secure W3
server and found that inetd under SunOS detects what it thinks to be
loops and shuts down all httpd services untill a kill -HUP is sent to
the inetd process.  How is this bug/feature controlled, and doesn't this
lead very directly to denial of services attacks?

Jul  9 08:06:03 all inetd[122]: httpd/tcp server failing (looping), service terminated

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