Re: Port 137 scan Info

From: Douw Gerber (
Date: 09/30/02

From: Douw Gerber <>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 15:56:00 +0200

I work for an ISP in SA and we also have numerous clients generating
this Port 137 traffic as of this monring.

Unfortunately the security and anti-virus sites are not saying
anything yet so at the moment what ever is casuing this is unknown.

On Mon, 30 Sep 2002 01:18:30 GMT, "Tie Dye"
<> wrote:

>Some Info Here,
>"2002-Sep-29... current status: green Yet another mod_ssl worm (analysis
>coming soon). Scans for port 137 on the rise." Quoted from ISC.
>Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
>Checked by AVG anti-virus system (
>Version: 6.0.391 / Virus Database: 222 - Release Date: 9/19/02

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