Re: Another odd scan...

From: Jose Nazario (jose@monkey.org)
Date: 07/13/02


Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 18:23:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jose Nazario <jose@monkey.org>
To: Adam Young <adam@vbfx.com>

On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, Adam Young wrote:

> I got this for about 2 minutes, every 20 seconds or so, I just
> thought it especially weird with "CWR ECE SYN", looking as to what the
> meaning of this is.

ECE: explicit congestion echo
CWR: RFC2481 says "congestion window reduced"

here's a whois dig for that:

http://www.geektools.com/cgi-bin/proxy.cgi?query=80.97.3.255&targetnic=auto

as for the port (77/TCP) being connected to, the saint tutorial suggests
its a well known and used backdoor for the rpc.yppasswdd service on
solaris:

http://www.wwdsi.com/demo/saint_tutorials/Vulnerability_Exploits.html

hope that helps.

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