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Re: [suse-security] strange: Open Ports, not owned by processes, SuSe 9.1
Kevin Brannen wrote:
I got the hint that these ports may be assigned by the portmapper ...
that's it (rpcinfo -p)...
Markus Gerke wrote:
I encountered a strange behaviour of my 9.1-Installation.
The system is listening to TCP-ports (for example 1024, 996) but I
don't know which processes are assigned to it and I did not start a
That is OK, but after approx. 10 min. an additional port is open:
Active Internet connections (servers and established)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address
State PID/Program name
tcp 0 0 *:1024 *:*
There is no process assigned to 1024.
I checked the system with chkrootkit and rkhunter, both negative.
Do you know this behaviour? Is this a backdoor?
lsof is your friend in cases like this (install it if it didn't get
installed by default). Try:
lsof -Pn -i TCP:1024
Read the man page for it, it's a very useful command. :-)
But: I still wonder why it uses "reserved" ports (according to
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