[unisog] anyone else seeing lots of popup spam/malware?

Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Oct 28 03:43:11 GMT 2005


On Thu, 27 Oct 2005 21:55:02 CDT, John Kristoff said:

> There are a few pieces of incorrect information here.  As I noted in a
> previous post, UDP source port 0 is perfectly legitimate.  Secondly,

Who/what legitimate traffic uses source=0?

> "client" is a vague concept, but in the historic context that you're
> using, you have to include 1024 as well.  Lastly, IANA manages all port
> numbers, that is why they are called the Internet Assigned Numbers
> Authority.  :-)

Note that much as we might wish it were true, no Internet Traffic Cop is going
to make you pull over and write you a ticket for using a port for other than its
assigned purpose. :)
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