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Re: Iptables DROP packets but Nmap show the ports opened !!


Brian and Henk, i think you make the point.
Even with iptables loading the inactive ruleset, i've got all ports opened.

I don't understand why you are speaking of "inetd" ?
Cause i've got inetd running on the machine...

Did i miss something somewhere ?



Le vendredi 07 avril 2006 à 10:57 +0200, Henk.Roose@cwi.nl a écrit :
Basgen, Brian wrote:

> If your iptables is protecting only this box, I'd suggest you remove the
> rules and scan the machine again. Since I'm not familiar with all your
> iptables rules <snip>

Remove the ruleset and do the portscan again. My guess is (if you are
absolutely sure that something like inetd is not running on your box) that
there are either router acl's or another firewall giving these results.
If you can then scan the box from another machine, preferably on the same


Henk Roose <Henk.Roose@cwi.nl>
CWI - Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica
Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science
Amsterdam (NL)

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