[Dshield] Too many people accessing the Web site

Johannes B. Ullrich jullrich at euclidian.com
Fri Aug 10 14:44:05 GMT 2001


> Out of curiousity, I tried entering in my browser's (IE's) address box some
> IP addreses that I have gotten ZoneAlarm alerts from. I only tried IP
> addresses in my ISP's (Road Runner's) range (24.24.*). For four of them I
> get a page that says "There are too many people accessing the Web site at
> this time.".

This is a typical side effect of CodeRed. It spawns too many processes to
look for new targets, so IIS can not be accessed anymore.

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