Port 8443 Details
known port assignments and vulnerabilities
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||Common alternative https port.
PCSync HTTPS (SSL), SW Soft Plesk Control Panel, Apache Tomcat SSL, iCal service (SSL), Cisco WaaS Central Manager (SSL administration port)
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error within the SAP XML parser when processing XML data. By sending a specially-crafted request to TCP port 8443, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information.
References: [XFDB-91102], [EDB-31853], [EDB-31917]
Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Manager could allow a remote attacker to upload arbitrary files, caused by an error in the FileUpload Class running on the Symantec LiveState Apache Tomcat server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using an HTTP POST request over port 8443 (TCP) to upload arbitrary files, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system with SYSTEM privileges.
||SW Soft Plesk Control Panel (unofficial)
||Common alternative https port
Related ports: 80 443 591 8008 8009 8080 8081
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 8443
Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.
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