Re: pmud and gkrellm on tcp???
On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 05:13:40PM +0100, Sergio Brandano wrote:
> what is with pmud and gkrellm that requires a tcp service on port 879?
> >--> netstat -anp | egrep 879
> >tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:879 127.0.0.1:1038 ESTABLISHED 280/pmud
> >tcp 32 0 127.0.0.1:1038 127.0.0.1:879 ESTABLISHED 371/gkrellm
> >tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:879 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 280/pmud
> I do not like having services that I am not aware of. Too many
> security problems. Please let me know what this is for.
Taken from the PMUD man page:
Specifies the port on which pmud will listen to TCP/IP requests.
This is used by Batmon. Pmud will only listen to requestes on the
So it can't be reached from other than the localhost.