Re: Unknown open ports
Well, all processes do claim to be rpc, why did you think that could not
be it (I AM neo.rademaker.dhs.org).
PS. Thanks anyway (to all), I'll go closing ports ASAP.
On Mon, 5 Jun 2000, Greg Olszewski wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 12:22:33AM +0200, Ron Rademaker wrote:
> > I've just run a portscan to my computer that is connected to the internet
> > (permanently) and there were a few ports open of which I don't know what
> > they are for (all ports under 1024) and neither did the portscanner, these
> > are the ports: 686 698 708
> > If I use telnet to go to one of those ports, the connection isn't closed
> > by the remote host (only after I've typed a few things and pressed enter a
> > few times).
> > Anybody got any ideas on what these ports are for?
> Not off the top of my head. The most convienent way I've found to
> determine is lsof (apt-get install lsof-2.2 or lsof-2.0.36 depending on
> Just do a "lsof | grep TCP" as root and you'll get a list with names
> pids, and open ports down the right. It's nice.
> Someone else suggested it was rpc, but if you are actually
> neo.rademaker.dhs.org (That's what your headers say), that's not it.
> Oh well.
> hope this helps
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