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Re: chkrootkit infected ports 2881

On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 13:19 -0400, Joey Hess wrote:

> filtered != open
>        Filtered means that a firewall, filter,
>        or other network obstacle is blocking the port so that Nmap cannot tell whether
>        it is open or closed. -- man nmap

I wish nmap would call "filtered" by a more accurate description:
"broken."  Firewalls and routers must send back that the port is closed,
not just silently ignore the connection.  That's in the STDs.

Paul Johnson

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