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Port 8087 Details

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Port(s) Protocol Service Details Source
8087 tcp wiki service Wiki service (Mac OS X Server v10.5 and later)
Hosting Accelerator Control Panel, Parallels Plesk Control Panel
vCenter Server Internal Service Diagnostics use ports 8083,8085,8086,8087/tcp

ABB PCU400 contains a vulnerability which can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system. The ABB PCU400 application serves as a communication gateway between RTUs that use the IEC-870-5-104 protocol and the SCADA server. The diagnostic web application contains a software flaw which allows an attacker to gain full access on the PCU400 server by sending a specially crafted packet to the X87 web interface on TCP port 8087.
References: [CVE-2008-2474], [BID-31391]

IANA registered for: Simplify Media SPP Protocol (TCP/UDP)
8087 udp applications Kaspersky AV Control Center SG
8087 tcp Hosting Accelerator Control Panel (unofficial) Wikipedia
8087 udp Kaspersky AV Control Center (unofficial) Wikipedia
8087 tcp SW Soft Plesk Control Panel (unofficial) Wikipedia
8087 tcp,udp simplifymedia Simplify Media SPP Protocol, registered 2008-08-08 IANA
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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 8087

Port numbers in computer networking represent communication endpoints. Ports are unsigned 16-bit integers (0-65535) that identify a specific process, or network service. IANA is responsible for internet protocol resources, including the registration of commonly used port numbers for well-known internet services.
Well Known Ports: 0 through 1023.
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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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