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Version: 1.6, Package name: slowhttptest-1.6
Maintained by: The OpenBSD ports mailing-list
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Description
SlowHTTPTest is a highly configurable tool that simulates some
Application Layer Denial of Service attacks.

It implements most common low-bandwidth Application Layer DoS attacks,
such as slowloris, Slow HTTP POST, Slow Read attack (based on TCP persist
timer exploit) by draining concurrent connections pool, as well as Apache
Range Header attack by causing very significant memory and CPU usage on the
server.

Slowloris and Slow HTTP POST DoS attacks rely on the fact that the HTTP
protocol, by design, requires requests to be completely received by the
server before they are processed. If an HTTP request is not complete, or if
the transfer rate is very low, the server keeps its resources busy waiting
for the rest of the data. If the server keeps too many resources busy, this
creates a denial of service. This tool is sending partial HTTP requests,
trying to get denial of service from target HTTP server.

Slow Read DoS attack aims the same resources as slowloris and slow POST,
but instead of prolonging the request, it sends legitimate HTTP request and
reads the response slowly.


Filesize: 107.255 KB
Version History (View Complete History)
  • (2013-12-01) Updated to version: slowhttptest-1.6
  • (2013-10-26) Updated to version: slowhttptest-1.5
  • (2012-04-23) Package added to openports.se, version slowhttptest-1.4 (created)
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CVS Commit History:

   2018-10-24 08:28:14 by Stuart Henderson | Files touched by this commit (740)
Log message:
Add COMPILER lines to c++ ports which currently use the default. Adjust
some existing COMPILER lines with arch restrictions etc. In the usual
case this is now using "COMPILER = base-clang ports-gcc base-gcc" on
ports with c++ libraries in WANTLIB.
This is basically intended to be a noop on architectures using clang
as the system compiler, but help with other architectures where we
currently have many ports knocked out due to building with an unsuitable
compiler -
- some ports require c++11/newer so the GCC version in base that is used
on these archirtectures is too old.
- some ports have conflicts where an executable is built with one compiler
(e.g. gcc from base) but a library dependency is built with a different
one (e.g. gcc from ports), resulted in mixing incompatible libraries in the
same address space.
devel/gmp is intentionally skipped as it's on the path to building gcc -
the c++ library there is unused in ports (and not built by default upstream)
so intending to disable building gmpcxx in a future commit.
   2018-04-25 14:13:04 by Christian Weisgerber | Files touched by this commit (8)
Log message:
char cannot hold the return value of getopt()
   2018-04-25 14:13:04 by Christian Weisgerber | Files touched by this commit (8)
Log message:
char cannot hold the return value of getopt()
   2018-04-08 13:35:24 by Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
fix build with clang6
   2018-04-08 13:35:24 by Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
fix build with clang6
   2017-07-26 16:45:35 by Stuart Henderson | Files touched by this commit (937)
Log message:
bump LIBCXX/LIBECXX/COMPILER_LIBCXX ports.
   2017-07-23 03:26:30 by Marc Espie | Files touched by this commit (244)
Log message:
add pthread to COMPILER_LIBCXX.
white lie, but it allows clang and gcc to be more similar
bump accordingly.
   2017-07-16 13:19:06 by Marc Espie | Files touched by this commit (880)
Log message:
use COMPILER_LIBCXX where applicable
   2017-04-10 05:46:37 by Stuart Henderson | Files touched by this commit (277)
Log message:
use LIBCXX