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Port 5232 Details

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Port(s) Protocol Service Details Source
5232 tcp trojans Backdoor.Lateda.C (04.01.2005) - backdoor trojan with remote access capabilities. Connects to an IRC server on the domain on port 5232/tcp, opens a backdoor on port 9999/tcp.

W32.Mytob.EP@mm (06.15.2005) - mass mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine. Opens a backdoor and listens for remote commands via IRC on this port.

W32.Spybot.UBH (08.16.2005) - a worm with backdoor and distributed denial of service (DDoS) capabilities. Spreads by exploiting the MS Plug and Play Buffer Overflow vulnerability ([MS05-039]).
Opens a backdoor and listens for remote commands via IRC on this port.

The presence of the Distributed GL Daemon (dgld) service on port 5232 on SGI IRIX systems allows remote attackers to identify the target host as an SGI system.
References: [CVE-2000-0893]

IANA registered for: Cruse Scanning System Service.
5232 tcp sgi-dgl SGI Distributed Graphics SANS
5232 tcp sgi-dgl SGI Distributed Graphics Nmap
5232 tcp threat Lateda Bekkoame
5232 tcp threat W32.Mytob Bekkoame
5232 tcp threat W32.Spybot Bekkoame
5228-5233 tcp,udp Unassigned IANA
5120-5300 udp applications Neverwinter Nights 2 Portforward
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 5232

Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.

TCP ports use the Transmission Control Protocol. TCP is the most commonly used protocol on the Internet and any TCP/IP network. Whereas the IP protocol deals only with packets, TCP enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data. TCP guarantees delivery of data and that packets will be delivered in the same order in which they were sent. Guaranteed communication/delivery is the key difference between TCP and UDP.

UDP ports use the Datagram Protocol, a communications protocol for the Internet network, transport, and session layers. Like TCP (Transmission Control Protocol), UDP is used with IP (the Internet Protocol) and makes possible the transmission of datagrams from one computer to applications on another computer, but unlike TCP, UDP is connectionless and does not guarantee reliable communication; it's up to the application that received the message to process any errors and verify correct delivery. UDP is often used with time-sensitive applications, such as audio/video streaming, where dropping some packets is preferable to waiting for delayed data.

When troubleshooting unknown open ports, it is useful to find exactly what services/processes are listening to them. This can be accomplished in both Windows command prompt and Linux variants using the "netstat -aon" command. We also recommend runnig multiple anti-virus/anti-malware scans to rule out the possibility of active malicious software. For more detailed and personalized help please use our forums.

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