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Re: Logcheck warning: UDP packet from outside my network?



Matthijs <vanaalten@hotmail.com> writes:

> Since a few days, Logcheck sometimes e-mails me the following warning:
>
> Jun  4 07:30:54 MyMail kernel: UDP: short packet: 24.5.180.234:10030
> 2167/119 to 192.168.1.2:10768
>
> I'm not really interested in what these packets are for (I guess some
> kind of worm/DoS related packets), but I'm more interested in the
> source of the packets: 24.5.180.234 is *outside* my network.

So?  Some applications use UDP instead of TCP, what's the problem with
that?

-- 
Paul Johnson
<baloo@ursine.ca>
Linux.  You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.

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