Re: Port 21 Open

From: Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez (jkerouac_at_bgsec.com)
Date: 08/31/04


Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 21:39:14 +0200

Duane Arnold wrote:
> CRS <CRS@fake.net> wrote in news:MPG.1b9e4714e3806dbe989681
> @news.claranews.com:
>
>
>>I've recently done some firewall security checks and have discovered
>>that Port 21 on my system is open. I'm not running an FTP server, and
>>have checked for viruses and trojans with nothing reported.
>>
>>Is there any way I can find out what application/process on my system is
>>holding Port 21 open?
>
>
>>I'm running Windows XP Professional (SP2) with Sygate Personal Firewall
>>Pro v5.5 (Windows XP firewall is disabled).
>>
>
>
> You can use Active Ports and Process Explorer.
>
> http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Hidden_Backdoors_Trojan_Horses_and_R
> ootkit_Tools_in_a_Windows_Environment.html
>
> Duane :)

You can also use 'nmap -nV nameofhost -p 21' to see if the program that
listen in this port has any banner.

-- 
Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez
Director Tecnico de bgSEC
jkerouac@bgsec.com
bgSEC Seguridad y Consultoria de Sistemas Informaticos
http://www.bgsec.com
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the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn
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                 -- Jack Kerouac, "On the Road"


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