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Re: bind9 crash
From: "Patrick Webster" <patrick () aushack com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 10:44:59 +1000

One thought - check if the DNS server supports TCP based DNS in
addition to UDP. TCP half-open DoS attack would use more resources and
packets than UDP attacks.

-Patrick

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 2:46 AM, Ron Gutierrez <rgutie01 () gmail com> wrote:
I'm working on a project that requires me to find some ways to cause mayhem
to a network.
I'm trying to knock down a bind9 server and so far have been unsuccessful.
I'm running it on a server with 64 mb ram so that hopefully that would make
it easier to knock down with a small ddos attack but so far its only taking
up 6 percent of the memory with the amount queries I've been throwing at.

I'm not much a DNS guy. Do any of you guys know any bad bind configurations
that could cause it to perform terribly to the point that it'll crash.
Also If you know any for bind8 I could always switch to that. Thanks

--
Ron Gutierrez


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