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AW: [suse-security] External packets from localhost[Scanned]
  • From: Jörg Brandenburg <jbrandenburg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 17:30:30 +0100
  • Message-id: <5DC50DD586AB614889546DAD70BAECD15F6C@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I have also noticed this packages. It started here at the end of
September and we had more than 1700 packets since then. I found out that
this packets definitely come from "outside" and not from a misconfigured
machine in my own network.

Unfortunately I don't know any more about this.


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Von: Hemsley, Trevor [mailto:Trevor.Hemsley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Gesendet: Freitag, 7. November 2003 16:44
An: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
Betreff: [suse-security] External packets from localhost[Scanned]

Has anyone else noticed a large number of packets arriving on their
external interfaces recently where the source address is Over
the past day and a half I've seen 300 packets with destination ports
between 1001 and 1994 with the most widely used ones being 1770, 1869,
1514, 1274, 1001 and 1256. Looking back through my logs, it seems that
this started happening at the beginning of September and has been
getting worse in each log file since that date.

Looks most weird and I can't think of anything legitimate that could be
doing it.

Trevor Hemsley,
Security Specialist,
Atos Origin Ltd,

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