NAP/ISP Saturation WAS: Re: Exchanges that matter...

Avi Freedman freedman at
Fri Dec 20 22:04:50 UTC 1996

> > I think that there's some lack of clarity on the problem here.  Anyone can
> > stream packets at ANY router and take it down.  If it's not ICMP, you can
> > simply forge routing protocol packets.  It's a question of simply
> > supersaturating the system.  To truly deal with DoS attacks, there are
> > basically three approaches:
> Indeed. For instance SYN-flood the BGP port.

Won't work easily.
On Criscos, the queue is per peer, not per port..


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