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Re: SSH Version mapper scan

On Sun, May 12, 2002 at 04:31:55PM +0000, Pollywog wrote:
> I just saw this in my logs.  Should I be concerned and why is it 
> happening?   TIA

 It's happening because someone connected to your SSH daemon and
disconnected after reading the version string, just like sshd tried to tell
you...  As for whether to be concerned, don't panic :)  I see that kind of
message all the time on my system.

> Unusual System Events
> =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
> May 12 15:59:04 lilypad sshd[3442]: scanned from <SOME IP ADDRESS HERE> 
> with
> SSH-1.0-SSH_Version_Mapper.  Don't panic.
> May 12 15:59:04 lilypad sshd[3441]: Did not receive identification string

#define X(x,y) x##y
Peter Cordes ;  e-mail: X(peter@llama.nslug. , ns.ca)

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