[Dshield] Netgear Vulnerability?

David Hart DavidHart at TQMcube.com
Sat Aug 30 18:04:32 GMT 2003


On Sat, 2003-08-30 at 10:35, Doug White wrote:
> A similar experience with both Netgear and Linksys routers caused me to discover
> what seems to be a bug, or possibly a misconfiguration that I never figured out.
> 
> When the router is receiving a high number of pings, such as we are experiencing
> with Nachia,  the little log file fills to capacity which will lock it up.  I
> have not figured out the log size limitations yet, but there is one, and the
> reboot clears the log, and lets them run great until they fill again.  At normal
> levels of traffic, the log is offloaded to the receiving computer and resets
> automatically.

Thanks. That makes perfect sense. I just created a little shell script
scheduled to reboot the damned thing at 2 am daily.
 

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