Re: something on port 98?
There should *be* a firewall between me and the host, but as you and
another poster pointed out, it must be that a router is completely
blocking port 98 somewhere along the lines. Strange, but I guess it's
On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 10:51:07AM -0700, Mike Halderman wrote:
> A firewall before your machine is filtering that port?
> "Noah L. Meyerhans" <email@example.com> writes:
> > Hey all. I'm seeing odd results when I portscan my server from a remote
> > host. nmap is indicating that port 98 (the dreaded linuxconf port) is
> > in a filtered state. I have never ever ever installed linuxconf. I
> > know my ipchains rules have nothing to do with this, as I just flushed
> > all the rules, tried the portscan again, and saw the same results.
> > fuser does not show any process listening on port 98. I built a new
> > fuser executable from trusted source (the Debian potato sources, freshly
> > downloaded) and still saw nothing on that port.
> > telnetting to that port from a remote host hangs while trying to
> > establish the connection. telnetting from the localhost gives a
> > connection refused message.
> > I doubt it's a sign that the box has been cracked, but I suppose it's
> > conceivable. I'm stumped. Can anybody offer an explanation?
> > thanks.
> > noah
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- err, typo
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