Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft Windows and *nix Telnet Port NumberArgument Obfuscation

From: Atte Peltomaki (atte.peltomaki_at_f-secure.com)
Date: 06/09/05

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    Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 11:04:06 +0300
    To: Stephen Blass <Stephen.Blass@asu.edu>
    
    

    > That you can connect to a mail host on port 25 by typing telnet
    > mailhost 65561 is either interesting or unsettling depending on your
    > point of view. In either case it is probably worth understanding if
    > you're the security guru on site or you write network code.
    >
    > On 6/7/05, Nick FitzGerald <nick@virus-l.demon.co.uk> wrote:
    > > This has been known since Adam was a cowboy.
    > Well, this /is/ full-disclosure, no? Best to tell than to withhold.

    I enjoyed reading this posting very much, because it was new information
    to me, and to many others on this list it seems.

    I did not enjoy at all reading mr. FitzGerald's abusive flame.

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