At the moment, one of my servers is being targeted by an exploit that I haven’t seen before. It appears to be some sort of engine exploit, where a player is joining the server and the server crashes before they even spawn in, not related to tools or physics. Has anybody else witnessed any of these errors in the server console, or can anyone shed light on this issue?
Here’s what appears in the console when the player joins shortly before the crash:
Interestingly, before the player starting spoofing their IP, it linked to:
In some cases this error is also spammed in the console shortly before the crash but not always:
The user is spoofing their SteamID and IP address too, but usually appears under the names:
If anyone knows how to fix this the help would be greatly appreciated.
Update: He is also targeting other servers, and has an account here on Facepunch called “Aethi”, see this thread: http://forum.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1482157