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RE: Sneaking past firewalls: ssh on port 23 or 80?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nunya [mailto:31210.nospam@comcast.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 16 December 2003 9:56 AM
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Sneaking past firewalls: ssh on port 23 or 80?
> As I think about getting a job, I realize wherever next will probably 
> block outgoing traffic on most ports.
> I always thought I could have ssh listen on some port which 
> gets through 
> like FTP port or HTTP port to bypass all those restrictions.
> Two obvious, unavoidable problems will be: my employer probably won't 
> want me wasting bandwidth and opening a security hole.
> (1) Will it work and (2) is it opening a security hole?
> What are the workarounds?  I guess I could live in a Ricochet 
> city and 
> use my own laptop not plugged into the company .net.
> Does anybody have any thoughts?

Sure, how about you respect your future employers wishes and not try to
abuse their systems.


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