[RC5] nmap output

Ferry van Steen td at salesint.com
Fri May 18 12:19:17 EDT 2001


Hmm I guess he's just pissed off he doesn't get to read the source... He's
probably interested in the CPU optimization or something or wants to see how
it's being cracked.....

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Lawson" <jlawson at bovine.net>
To: "Satya" <satyap at satya.virtualave.net>
Cc: "d.net discussion list" <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 3:27 AM
Subject: Re: [RC5] nmap output


> The author of the nmap utility, Fyodor <fyodor at dhp.com>, has negative
> personal opinions about distributed.net and chooses to spread his feelings
> about us to others by providing that default port description.  The
> descriptions are contained within the "nmap-services" file (located in
> /usr/local/share/nmap/nmap-services) and can be edited freely to suit your
> own tastes.  Note that if you look in that file and read the comment
> description for port 3064, you will see another opinion expressed:
>
> distrib-net-proxy 3064/tcp   # Stupid closed source distributed.net
project proxy port
>
>
> The FreeBSD port of nmap used to contain a patch that would compiled and
> install nmap with a modified nmap-services file that instead contained the
> following correction for port 2064, however I believe that patch had to
> be recently removed from the FreeBSD ports collection at the objection of
> the nmap author:
>
> distributed-net   2064/tcp   # distributed.net server port
>
>
> The author has been contacted about that text by us on at least a couple
> of occasions without any significant luck in changing the text to a more
> agreeable description.
>
>
> On Thu, 17 May 2001, Satya wrote:
>
> >
> > Extract from nmap output:
> >
> > 2064/tcp   open        distrib-netassholes
> > 3064/tcp   open        distrib-net-proxy
> >
> > I'm running a perproxy. lsof -i shows the perproxy is using these
> > ports. What's up with the names?
> >
>
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