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RE: Strange Connection Attempts
From: "Trevor Cushen" <Trevor.Cushen () sysnet ie>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 17:56:56 -0000

From the ports database at www.snort.org:

Port 17300 / tcp 
Keyword Kuang2TheVirus 
Description [trojan] Kuang2 The Virus


Trevor Cushen
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-----Original Message-----
From: Charles Hamby [mailto:fixer () gci net] 
Sent: 19 February 2003 03:50
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Strange Connection Attempts

I've been seeing 17300 scans from many places outside of Asia, actually.
I just had one today that I traced back to somewhere around LA, so they
definitely are getting to other time zones, I've been seeing scans from
Comcast, AT&T, and a couple of others.  But, as you say, in all of the
packets I've captured, none of them have any payload.  It's a little

-----Original Message-----
From: Kinsey, Robert [mailto:Robert.Kinsey () Veridian com] 
Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 2:39 PM
Cc: 'security-basics () securityfocus com '
Subject: RE: Strange Connection Attempts

I also saw the 17300 (which is the port Kuang 2 the virus runs on).  But
they were all coming from Asia (about 0800 their time) and never
progressed. I was thinking it was a launch attempt on the 14th but no
other TZs showed up.

My feeling is if these are all 0-byte length probes they aren't doing
much. Just ensure these ports / services are set to drop the connections
fitting the description.



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