[dns-operations] root? we don't need no stinkin' root!

Jeremy Harris jgh at wizmail.org
Fri Nov 29 21:07:33 UTC 2019

On 29/11/2019 19:34, Tony Finch wrote:
> Attackers can get a small amplification from SYN/ACK retries, and this is
> being used in the wild.
> https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/new-ddos-attacks-leverage-tcp-amplification-/d/d-id/1336339

This isn't small.  It'd be good to know _what_ is so broken:

"many devices on the Internet can be manipulated to retransmit more than
5,000 SYN-ACK packets in 60 seconds"


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