[Pool] DDoS Type Attack

Ask Bjørn Hansen ask at ntppool.org
Sun Feb 16 02:32:09 UTC 2014


On Feb 15, 2014, at 14:11, Rob Janssen <rob at knoware.nl> wrote:

> Other client programs simply ignored the KOD and kept on going as they were before.
> I think only the standard ntpd understands KOD, and isn't normally misbehaving anyway.

It seems like it could be a big improvement if ntpd was smarter about it and just tried a few KOD packets before staying silent instead.  (Someone not me should add that as a feature request to the ntpd bug tracker...).


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