[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: port 113



Ports 135-139 (and I think 445) are Netbios ports.

Port 113 is auth/identd.

IMHO, it makes sense to not let these in through your
firewall.

-Anne

jjj3 grabbed a keyboard and typed...
> 
> Ok, but if the port is 137.... is that a problem?
> 
> jjj3
> 
> Andy Coates writes:
> 
> > > Hi All,
> > > 
> > > Logs in my firewall shows me incoming connections to port 113 of the
> > > firewall!! What it means?
> > 
> > Some service you or your computer is connecting to is checking your
> > ident.  Disable the identd daemon or comment out the entry in inetd.conf
> > if you do it that way.
> > 
> > Usually happens when you IRC, or some FTP sites check.  Don't recall a
> > vulnerability for it.
> > 
> > Andy.
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-security-request@lists.debian.org
> with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmaster@lists.debian.org
> 

-- 
              .-"".__."``".   Anne Carasik, System Administrator
 .-.--. _...' (/)   (/)   ``'   gator at cacr dot caltech dot edu 
(O/ O) \-'      ` -="""=.    ',  Center for Advanced Computing Research    
~`~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Attachment: pgpBRslm6ZoKA.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: