Possible DoS in mpd 5.6 pppoe server

Eugene Grosbein egrosbein at rdtc.ru
Sat Apr 20 17:33:16 UTC 2013

On 21.04.2013 00:26, Marcelo Gondim wrote:

>> You seem to use dummynet and the problem is not in mpd/pppoe code,
>> it's it the dummynet code. Look at http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=kern/162558
>> for workarounds.
> Ok  :)  I will try this:
> - net.isr.bindthreads=1 in /boot/loader.conf;
> - net.isr.direct=1 and net.isr.direct_force=1 in /etc/sysctl.conf

For 9.x and newer, net.isr.XXX knobs names have changed but defaults are fine -
if you have not messed them, you should be OK.

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