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|Originally Published: Sunday, 31 October 1999||Author: Quentin Cregan|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
DoS attack for ircd's by oversized PTR record
Some UnderNet derived ircd's appear to crash while attempting to resolve exceptionally long domain names. Some of the reported vulnerable include: Elite ircd (versions unknown); Ptlink ircd (all versions); and Undernet ircd (u.2.9.32).