Re: Unassigned ports

From: CJ (
Date: 03/29/02

From: "CJ" <>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 17:30:00 GMT

"qwertyuiop" <???@bogus.domain> wrote in message
> How do you close unassigned ports in /etc/services?

Huh ???

If you mean __BLOCK__ these ports, you need a firewall.
You should have few, if any services running on unassigned ports. If you look at

netstat -anp | more

Only those marked listening, established, closewait or whatever are actually


Year 2000 never bothered me.
It's year 65536 that I'm worried about
H4x0R : I'm way cooler than you! I got 40 scrypts that can kill yer machine
sysop : Heh! Yeah right!
w33n3r: Yeah. I can nail you from here man ... gimme your ip and you're toast!
l4m3rz: Yeah .. we rock .. we're gonna fry your machine
sysop : Ok, I dare ya ... My ip is
H4x0R : ##Disconnected##
w33n3r: ##Disconnected##
l4m3rz: ##Disconnected##