Port 8086 Details
known port assignments and vulnerabilities
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||Wiki service (Mac OS X Server v10.5 and later)
HELM Web Host Automation Windows Control Panel
Kaspersky AV Control Center
vCenter Server Internal Service Diagnostics use ports 8083,8085,8086,8087/tcp
XMMS.pm in X2 XMMS Remote, as obtained from the vendor server between 4 AM 11 AM PST on May 7, 2003, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a request to TCP port 8086.
References: [CVE-2003-1128], [BID-7534]
IANA registered for: Distributed SCADA Networking Rendezvous Port (TCP/UDP)
||HELM Web Host Automation Windows Control Panel (unofficial)
||Kaspersky AV Control Center (unofficial)
||Distributed SCADA Networking Rendezvous Port, registered 2008-02-27
Related ports: 8085 8087
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 8086
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