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Port 32000 Details

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32000 tcp applications BugtraqID: 791 - Artisoft XtraMail DoS vulnerability. Control port can be overflown with long usernames.

BDDT trojan also uses this port.

Multiple buffer overflows in MERCUR Messaging 2005 before Service Pack 4 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via (1) "long command lines at port 32000" and (2) certain name service queries that are not properly handled by the SMTP service.
References: [CVE-2006-7038] [BID-18462] [SECUNIA-20432]

The (1) function.php or (2) function.view.php scripts in Merak Mail Server 5.2.7 allow remote attackers to read arbitrary PHP files via a direct HTTP request to port 32000.
References: [CVE-2004-1721] [BID-10966] [OSVDB-9045] [SECUNIA-12269]

Port also used by:
Merak WebMail server, Mercur Messaging, Java Wrapper Service
32000 tcp trojan BDDT Trojans
32000 tcp merak-webmail Merak WebMail server Neophasis
31950-32033 tcp,udp Unassigned IANA
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 32000

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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