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Re: Console server probes from outside

Iain Rae iainr@dcs.ed.ac.uk
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 12:39:17 -0700 (PDT)

John R. Jackson wrote:
> My console server is TCP wrappered (duh) and I've noticed several of
> these in the past couple of days (all from the same host):
>   conserver attempt from H-135-104-26-223.research.bell-labs.com
> I don't know if it's just a port scan or if they are probing a potential
> console server security hole.

I take it you've emailed whoevers in charge of security at bell-labs?

of course it could just be a badly configured conserver.cf  but it's not 
very friendly.

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