Re: What is port 500?
For a list of Ports look at:
www.pmfirewall.com -> documents -> list of ports...
----- Original Message -----
From: Tim Haynes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2001 11:47 AM
Subject: Re: What is port 500?
> email@example.com (Brandon High) writes:
> > > But I am at loss to what port 500/udp is? By the timings, (starting 30
> > > seconds after connecting to my ISP), it actually looks like my ISP is
> > > trying to send those packets to me (the source IP is the other
> > > of my ppp connection).
> > >
> > > Any ideas out there? Where I can I find an authoritative list of port
> > > numbers?
> > I don't know what port 500 is, but I saw something similar in my logs:
> > May 18 04:03:40 xenophobe kernel: Packet log: input DENY eth1 PROTO=17
> > 126.96.36.199:63760 188.8.131.52:500 L=772 S=0x00 I=35765 F=0x0000
> > (#36)
> > There were 6 attempts, spaced less than 15 seconds apart. There's most
> > likely a new Windows back door that runs port 500, and people are
> > scanning for it.
> <http://www.ec11.dial.pipex.com/port-num.htm#500> and
> <http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/incidents/2000-12/0110.html> would
> appear to say it's an Internet Key Exchange port - quite why one's ISP
> should want to establish such a thing with you I dunno, unless you have
> dynamic dialup IP#s (ie it's all a horrible mistake).
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