Bug 9044 - Exploited sunrpc 111 port
Exploited sunrpc 111 port
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: portmap (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-02-01 10:54 EST by Ted Kharitonov
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-01 10:54:28 EST
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Description Ted Kharitonov 2000-02-01 10:54:28 EST
Some one has exploited my sunrpc 111 port to Hack some Collages through my
computer. I don't know what exploit they used, but they did a scan of
networks from my computer. Please help me resolve this problem.

Thank you,

Ted Kharitonov
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2000-07-22 17:54:45 EDT
Port 111 is provided by portmapper.  Portmap is used by various (sometimes
insecure) services.  There have been several problems with some of these.

On an average workstation, portmap and associated services don't need to be
running.  Please disable them (e.g. 'chkconfig portmap off')



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