Re: bogus SYN flood?
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Jason Wright wrote:
> I came home to find my workstation thrashing - errors are appended to this
> message. Kerneld was consuming over 50meg of memory, so I bounced it,
> which seems to have cleared the problem up.
I saw exactly the same warnings on my Linux box three days ago (running
debian-unstable at the latest level, with Debian kernel 2.0.30-9
replaced by my own self-made 2.0.32 kernel). The box became more and
more slow, and eventually did not respond at all. I had to press on the
reset button :/
Dec 3 21:41:17 demon kernel: Warning: possible SYN flood from
22.214.171.124 on 126.96.36.199:21666. Sending cookies.
Dec 3 21:41:22 demon kernel: validated probe(188.8.131.52:5708,
Dec 3 21:41:39 demon kernel: validated probe(184.108.40.206:2397,
Dec 3 21:42:11 demon kernel: validated probe(220.127.116.11:10325,
(and so on until crash)
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