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Re: [suse-security] UDP wide open?!?!?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2002 23:54:01 +0100
  • Message-id: <200210302354.02039.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 30 October 2002 23.41, Togan Muftuoglu wrote:
> so having FW_ALLOW_INCOMING_HIGHPORTS_UDP="domain ntp" means nothing as
> they are not >1023

It means incoming traffic on high ports *related* to dns or ntp. Just as a
"passive ftp" ftp server accepts incoming high ports despite the ftp port
being 21 which is << 1024

Anders

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