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On Oct 11, 2011, at 9:37 AM, HyperHacker wrote:

> I've been working on a simple HTTP server using LuaSocket. I wanted to
> defend against "fuzzing" attacks, where an attacker sends endless
> streams of junk (often at very slow rates) as HTTP headers, never
> ending the line or request header, thus tying up the server's
> resources as it sits endlessly waiting for/buffering header strings
> for a request that never completes.

ulimit + timelimit?