Port 6162 Details
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||Multiple buffer overflows in ASG-Sentry Network Manager 7.0.0 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (crash) via a long request to FxIAList on TCP port 6162, or an SNMP request with a long community string to FxAgent on UDP port 6161.
References: [CVE-2008-1320], [BID-28188]
The FxIAList service in ASG-Sentry Network Manager 7.0.0 and earlier does require authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (service termination) via the exit command to TCP port 6162, or have other impacts via other commands.
PATROL Collector (IANA official)
||PATROL Collector, registered 2005-01
Related ports: 6161
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 6162
Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.
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