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Port 6588 Details

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6588 tcp analogx Port used by AnalogX proxy server. Common web proxy server ports: 8080, 80, 3128, 6588

Buffer overflows in AnalogX Proxy before 4.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long HTTP request to TCP port 6588 or a SOCKS 4A request to TCP port 1080 with a long DNS hostname.
References: [CVE-2002-1001] [BID-5139]

Buffer overflow in AnalogX Proxy 4.13 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long URL to port 6588.
References: [CVE-2003-0410] [BID-7681]
6588 tcp,udp Unassigned. Unofficial use of port 6588 by AnalogX and Microsoft IANA
6588 tcp AnalogX AnalogX Proxy Server SANS
6588 tcp analogx AnalogX HTTP proxy port Nmap
6588 tcp analogx-proxy AnalogX Proxy Server Neophasis
6588 tcp,udp Unassigned Unofficial use of port 6588 by AnalogX and Microsoft Bekkoame
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 6588

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.

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