Subject: Re: Fwd: inetd DoS exploit
To: Emre Yildirim <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/26/2001 18:29:34
> Is there a way to fix/prevent this?
> (it killed my ftp server, NetBSD 1.5S)

for what it's worth, inetd is deliberately coded to behave this way;
if the connection rate goes too high, it stops listening on a port.

If you wait 10 minutes, the listener will come back.  (I just verified

					- Bill