UDP DoS mitigation?
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Dec 14 06:52:17 CST 2008
* Rick Ernst:
> We've had an increasing rate of DoS attacks that spew tens-of-thousands of
> small UDP packets to a destination on our network. We are getting roughly
> 2x our entire normal pps across all providers through one interface, or
> about 4x normal through the individual interface. The Cisco
> 7206VXR/NPE-G1 CPU melts (>95% load vs 15% average, 20% normal peak) when
> this hits.
> I'm using CEF and ip-route-cache flow on the outside interface.
Is the UDP stream a single flow, or does it consist of lots of
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