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Re: SYN Flooding [info]
From: coxa () cableol net (Alan Cox)
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 09:45:11 +0100
We have a tool that will look for SYN packets that do not get followed with
ACK and clean the half open connections by sending a RST packet. This
unclogs the port and allows legitimate connections to happen. This tool
Nice idea for a tool. Read RFC 1337 "Time wait assassination hazards".
Discuss the data loss issues.
Yes its far better thn nothing, and I really appreciate the fact you folks
put it out for 60 days for free, but its a help not an answer