[unisog] Windows Messaging Spam

Gary Flynn flynngn at jmu.edu
Fri Oct 11 21:46:24 GMT 2002

The Messenger service is one of the RPC services run
in a svchost.exe process. When I send a message locally,
that process opens a random high UDP port. I don't see
any ports open when I start the Messenger service.

I'd guess the high port opens when someone requests the
services of the Messenger through the MS-RPC port 135.

Gary Flynn
Security Engineer - Technical Services
James Madison University

Please R.U.N.S.A.F.E.

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