Port 1984 Details
known port assignments and vulnerabilities
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The config method in Henrik Storner Hobbit monitor before 4.1.2p2 permits access to files outside of the intended configuration directory, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via requests to the hobbit daemon on port 1984/tcp.
References: [CVE-2006-4003], [BID-19317]
The Updater in Rackspace Openstack Windows Guest Agent for XenServer before 126.96.36.199 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted serialized .NET object to TCP port 1984, which triggers the download and extraction of a ZIP file that overwrites the Agent service binary.
References: [CVE-2013-6795], [OSVDB-100191], [SECUNIA-55775]
Rackspace Windows Agent and Updater could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitary code on the system, caused by an error in the Agent and Updater services when handling Agent binaries updates for the Cloud Server guest instances. By sending a specially-crafted request using .NET serializable object to TCP port 1984 , a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.
Port is also IANA registered for BB.
||Big Brother - network monitoring tool (official)
||Intruzzo , Q-taz
||Big Brother monitoring server - www.bb4.com
Related ports: 1983 1985
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 1984
Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.
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applications, such as audio/video streaming, where dropping some packets is preferable to waiting for delayed data.
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