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Re: Code Red -> Router Memory depletion?

  • From: John Fraizer
  • Date: Thu Jul 19 16:54:06 2001

On Thu, 19 Jul 2001, Mike Lewinski wrote:

> 
> We've seen two routers experiencing problems this AM that appear to be
> related to client swervers infected with the IIS Code Red virus. I say
> appear because of the timing with cpu profiles on downstream routers
> where infections broke out, but I don't have any direct evidence.
> 
> The first one was a border router:
> 
> Jul 19 08:00:47 5093: 2w5d: %SYS-2-MALLOCFAIL: Memory allocation of
> 65540 bytes failed from 0x603BF35C, pool Processor, alignment 0
> Jul 19 08:00:47 5094: -Process= "BGP Router", ipl= 0, pid= 86
> 
> # sh ver
> uptime is 4 hours, 46 minutes
> System returned to ROM by bus error at PC 0x603BFCFC, address 0xFFFFFFF0
> at 05:57:21 UTC Thu Jul 19 2001
> 
> The other one is a client aggregation router
> 
> Jul 19 12:02:49 192: %SYS-2-MALLOCFAIL: Memory allocation of 1964 bytes
> failed from 0x314DA4A, pool Processor, alignment 0
> Jul 19 12:02:49 193: -Process= "OSPF Router", ipl= 0, pid= 32
> 
> (This router is still functioning, but not allowing any incoming
> connections on telnet).
> 
> -Mike
> 

We saw nearly the same thing at about 1pm today.  Definately "Code
Red" related.  We're seeing over a thousand pps of "Code Red" scanning
traffic.  Joy Joy


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John Fraizer
EnterZone, Inc






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