Port 17001 Details
known port assignments and vulnerabilities
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||SmarterTools SmarterMail 16.x before build 6985 allows deserialization of untrusted data. An unauthenticated attacker could run commands on the server when port 17001 was remotely accessible. This port is not accessible remotely by default after applying the Build 6985 patch.
Backdoor.Win32.Prexot.a / Authentication Bypass - the malware listens on random high TCP ports e.g 11404, 19545, 17001, 10110. Third-party attackers who can reach an infected system can logon using any username/password combination.
Backdoor.Win32.Prexot.a / Port Bounce Scan (MITM) - the malware listens on random high TCP ports e.g 11404, 19545, 17001, 10110 and accepts any credentials. Third-party intruders who successfully logon can abuse the backdoor FTP server as a man-in-the-middle machine allowing PORT Command bounce scan attacks using Nmap. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to abuse your system and discreetly conduct network port scanning. Victims will then think these scans are originating from the infected system running the afflicted malware FTP Server and not you.
Related ports: 10110 11404 19545
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 17001
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