Multiple Platform remote CPU load issue in Samba 1.x and 2.x

David Collier-Brown David.Collier-Brown at
Wed Jun 14 17:50:56 GMT 2000

"Christopher R. Hertel" wrote:
> As I mentioned,
> nmbd uses UDP so there is no connection to close.  Since nmbd suffers from
> this just as smbd does, you have a choice.  You can either respond to
> every bogus packet (assuming that the source address is legit) or you can
> quietly dump them on the floor.

	I'd distinguish this from the script-kiddie approach
	and treat it as a "drop on floor" case, just as you

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