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Re: [suse-security] Portsentry and logcheck
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 02:43:23 -0600
  • Message-id: <001101bff094$3c0eeb60$6900030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
FTP connections are weird. you get a conneciton out, and then a connection
back in, so if you firewall heavily it might flag it. As for ftp scans (ie
people knocking on port 21) that is because WuFTPD, ProFTPD and several
other FTP daemons were recently found to have security holes. Out weekly
digest covers this stuff:

http://www.securityportal.com/topnews/weekly/linux.html

-Kurt





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