bogus client at 192.168.206.29

Vernon Schryver vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com
Sat Mar 22 20:52:47 UTC 2003


A grossly misconfigured client at 192.168.206.29 has been making
more than 20,000 DCC daily requests of the public DCC servers.
Because that is an RFC 1918 address, it cannot receive any responses.
(It also cannot receive any responses because that address has been
blacklisted.)

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to find the culprit?

It's not even close to enough of a problem to use the manual tools
commonly deployed against denial of service attckers, but it would be
nice to identify and fix.


Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com



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