PUSH and ACK floods

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PUSH floods and ACK floods are denial of service attacks based on the PSH and ACK flags.

Since these flags require additional processing it may be possible to overwhelm a service by setting these flags on numerous requests.


Proxy filters may drop appropriate packets with these flags set when the system is considered to be under attack.[1]

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