[zeromq-dev] Message delivery and DoS

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu May 31 18:50:28 CEST 2012

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Garrett Smith <g at rre.tt> wrote:

> Is it possible with 0MQ to ever prevent DoS from attackers flooding a
> socket with message parts?

One could add black/white listing to the TCP transport. It can be done
on new connections. it's not robust because you can spoof the IP
packets. A real DoS protection has to happen at the firewall level.


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