Can someone please help me with identifying exactly what is happeneing when I get the following log entry on my Pix firewall
deny tcp src outside:126.96.36.199 (ehg.fedex.com) /443 dst inside:x.x.x.x (name.company.com) /6969 by access-group "permit_in"
I realize it is coming from port 443 of fedex.com and trying to go to port 6969 on our network.
My Question is Why? I have seen other blocks like this and the destination port number changes.
We had a linksys firewall before this and the log wasnt quite as detailed as the Pix. Its not even on the same planet.
If someone could explain why these requsts come in it would be much appreciated.
In this particular example port 6969 is used by the Gatecrasher trojen. It is someone scanning a range of addresses (including yours) in order to try and fine machines with that trojen installed so they
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