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Method for IP firewall to detect and prevent Denial of Service attack on rsh connections

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000020457D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Nov-21
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Nov-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for performing state based rsh connection set up monitoring in IP firewall, for both stdin/stdout and stderr connections, which will filter out connection initiation from third party for the stderr connection. This is to prevent Denial of Service attacks on rsh connections.