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Lighttpd DoS Tool

After seeing lighttpd grow to hundreds of megabytes I couldn’t sleep. It was like a tiny chicken has grown into a huge monster. After some experimenting I managed to grow monsters myself:

Lighttpd DoS Tool

The source of the problem is that lighttpd ignores maximum request size setting and reads data until it fills all available memory.

Return to Apache? No way - lighttpd bugs are usually fixed lightning fast.

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