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Quote of the Day Traffic Amplification

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Quote of the Day Traffic Amplification

Severity
1
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/09/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/10/2014
Modified
12/10/2014

Description

The Quote of the Day (qotd) service is used to provide a quote to the connecting client. When contacted over UDP, the responses can be 500x the size of the corresponding request and can be used to conduct traffic amplification attacks against other assets, typically in the form of distributed reflected denial of service (DRDoS) attacks.

Solution(s)

  • qotd-restrict

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