Preventing Buffer Overflow DOS Attack in Restful Services

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Provided by: IRPN Press
Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Buffer overflow form one most kind of attacks in restful services, as result from misuse or intentional attack. Therefore client request a resource many times that consume processing time for each request and may cause DOS. In this paper, the authors propose a mechanism to prevent DOS (Denial Of Service) buffer overflow and limit the authorized token lifetime according to the next expected request time. In addition they apply the study into a real experiment by implementing a web restful API and The results of the test show it is capable of preventing the attack.
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