slowhttptest - application layer Denial of Service attacks simulation tool

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: slowhttptest
Package version: 1.6
Package release: 1
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 107 B
Download size: 26.92 KB
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SlowHTTPTest is a highly configurable tool that simulates some application layer Denial of Service attacks. It implements most common low-bandwidth application layer Denial of Service attacks, such as * Slowloris * Slow HTTP POST * Slow Read attack (based on TCP persist timer exploit) by draining concurrent connections pool * Apache Range Header attack by causing very significant memory and CPU usage on the server.



    Source package: slowhttptest

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install slowhttptest deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install slowhttptest


    • /usr/bin/slowhttptest
    • /usr/share/doc/slowhttptest/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/slowhttptest/copyright
    • /usr/share/lintian/overrides/slowhttptest
    • /usr/share/man/man1/slowhttptest.1.gz


    2013-12-15 - Neutron Soutmun <> slowhttptest (1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (Closes: #732081) * debian/patches/01-fix-manpage-warning.patch: Fix manpage warning * debian/lintian-overrides: Upstream has no changelog * Revised by Dmitry Smirnov, Thanks. * debian/control: - Set debhelper version to >= 9~, exact version is unneeded. - Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5, no changes. - Lower case the starting of short package description. * Revised by Prach Pongpanich, Thanks. * debian/control: - Fix Vcs-Browser broken URL