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An Anatomy of WS-Discovery Reflection
The Web Services Dynamic Discovery protocol (WS-Discovery or WSD) is becoming an eye catcher because of its potential of being exploited for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) reflection attacks. This article starts with a brief introduction of WSD and then analyzes related reflection attacks from the aspects of WSD’s exposure on the Internet and the related threats captured by our honeypots.
Contents of This Report Include:
- Introductions to WSD
- Exposure of the WSD Service
- Analysis of WSD Reflection Attacks