Sockstress vulnerabilities in TCP/IP will collapse internets! [minn.tc]
It looks like a vulnerability similar to the DNS crisis. Someone seems to have found a way to exploit a SYN-cookie type packet and cause the host server to buffer overload its outbound queue stack and get the machine/ service to reboot with only 10-15 packets a minute. Now script kiddies don't need to have a massive botnet to take down Yahoo/ Google, only the knowledge of this exploit.
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