Originally posted as Taming the Beast The recent multi-language numerical parsing DOS bug has been named the "Mark of the Beast". Some claim that this bug was first reported as early as 2001.This is a significant bug in (at least) PHP and Java. Similar issues have effected Ruby in the past. This bug has left … Continue reading Taming the Beast - The Floating Point DoS Vulnerability
In my DDoS after action report, I am mentioning that it is helpful to have a couple simple shell scripts around to analyze your logs while under stress. I got some requests for these scripts, so here they are.