[Dshield] FW: Port 65535

Johannes B. Ullrich euclidian at euclidian.com
Wed Mar 28 15:32:52 GMT 2001


What is the protocol number? I frequently see 'port 65535' if non TCP/UDP
packets are rejected (e.g. GRE, IPSEC or things like that).


On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Graham K. Dodd wrote:

> Good Morning,
> 		I sent a copy of this to the moderated list as well, apologies if you get two copies.
> 
> Is anyone else seeing attempts on Port 65535 and what's the danger
> 
> 
> thanks,
> 	Graham
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Graham K. Dodd [SMTP:g.dodd at falk-ross.de]
> Sent:	Mittwoch, 28. März 2001 09:12
> To:	'dshieldmod at dshield.org'
> Subject:	Port 65535
> 
> Good Morning to all,
> 			can somebody explain the significance / threat to port 65535. I have noticed in the last 2 days one IP address keeps hitting port 65535 of the firewall.
> 
> Appreciate any help or guidance.
> 
> 
> thanks,
> 	Graham
> 
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> Graham K. Dodd
> Prokurist / Director of Operations
> Falk & Ross GmbH
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