Re: who owns the ports?
Well, finger is probably running through inetd... Either that or you
are running that scanner detecter package that binds to every port
known in the universe.
On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Matthias G. Imhof wrote:
> Performing strobe or nmap on my system, I get, e.g., the following list:
> 79/tcp open finger
> 119/tcp open nntp
> 143/tcp open imap2
> 540/tcp open uucp
> 6667/tcp open irc
> 12345/tcp open NetBus
> 12346/tcp open NetBus
> 31337/tcp open Elite
> However, lsof -i tcp:79 yields nothing. Similarly with the others.
> In addition, there should be no irc running, finger is commented from the
> inetd.conf, and so on.
> Why do these ports respond to strobe or nmap? Which process controlls them?