Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Jon Gustafson <jongust66@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] SSH probes
Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2005 01:25:16
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] SSH probes by ascii
Who gives a shit if a script kiddie gets his box
rebooted for doing something he shouldnt be doing in
the first place. This looks like an active defense,
and I would definitely like to see the results if you
finish your project brian!

--- ascii <ascii@××××××××.com> wrote:

> Brian Micek wrote: > > Please lets forget about this thread because its > going nowhere and once > > again, I apologize about all this spam. > > yeah, i love BOFH : ) but the argue about cpu and > bandwith waste is real > > don't care who say you can't send random data on > request, we are free to > reply what we want on a request (also some ascii > p*rn is a good idea) > > if you are using tcpd consider to do something like > catting some random > data to a file and then stream the file (no disk i/o > since linux has > caching, low cpu usage) > > remember also you are sending some of your precious > *true* random data > to the bad guy (i'm not able to exploit or predict > the next random bit > but i heard somebody on the globe is able to.. so be > paranoid :P ) > > also the client will break the tcp stream on X null > chars or something > like that so use a file and close the connection at > some poit is good > to prevent bandwith waste (don't let the client > decide) > > an other thing to consider is ip spoofing, but who > cares : ) > > just my 901 bytes opinion.. > -- > gentoo-security@g.o mailing list > >
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