In response to "DA Forsyth" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > Hiya > > I recently started (trying) to use sshit to filter the many brute > force sshd attacks. > > However, it has never worked on my box. FreeBSD 7.0 p1. > > This morning it would only give a message (without exiting) > Could not create semaphore set: No space left on device > at /usr/local/sbin/sshit line 322 > Every time it gets stopped by CTRL-C it leaves the shared memory > behind, allocated.
Have a look at ipcs and ipcrm, which will save you the reboots. > A side issue is that sshit will only filter rapid fire attacks, but I > am also seeing 'slow fire' attacks, where an IP is repeated every 2 > or 3 hours, but there seem to be a network of attackers because the > name sequence is kept up across many incoming IP's. Is there any > script for countering these attacks? > If not I'll write one I think. My approach: http://www.potentialtech.com/cms/node/16 -- Bill Moran http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"