Any defenses against slow HTTP Post DOS?

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Any defenses against slow HTTP Post DOS?

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Just wondering if there is anything our PA can do to protect from this kind of exploit?



L0 Member

Hi Jim,

We are looking into this. I'll send an update when I have more information.


Anything happening with this?

There are a few candidates in the threatvault:

This event indicates that someone want to exhaust the apache resources, as described by slowloris.

This event indicates a DOS attack against IIS server.

Among others.

There is also zone-protection but I cant find any good setting regarding "slow" connections in there (only stuff like number of concurrent sessions etc).

Edit: Hopefully these docs might be helpful:

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