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Re: rose fragmentation attack
From: "Jay" <jay.tomas () infosecguru com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 14:39:29 -0400

DoS could very well be part of a penetration test. It just depends on whether you have permission from the client.

It is important to understand every vector that may be used to attack the infrastructure.

Customarily this would be a test environment that mirrors production that would not impact their clients if it was 
taken offline.

Its better they know they are susceptable to DoS in a penetration test vs. when their site is offline for hours/days 
when a botnet comes a knocking.


----- Original Message -----
From: Justin Ferguson [mailto:jnferguson () gmail com]
To: pen-test () securityfocus com
Sent: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 08:25:31 -0700
Subject: Re: rose fragmentation attack

i apologize to everyone whose time i wasted with their helping me, but
i was curious, The rose attack was a DoS, and I cannot recall a single
penetration test where DoS was in scope, which should make one
question the legitimacy of my request, however that didn't happen (i
got a lot of pretty helpful replies)

So really, whats the difference between what I asked and what this guy asked?

--- Nikolaj <lorddoskias () gmail com> wrote:

Anyone has some first-hand info about this exploitation toolkit? Or
any info where it can be bought?

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