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Port 8500 Details

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8500 tcp Macromedia Ethersphere Swarm (distributed storage and communication system) uses these ports:
6060, 6831 tcp - pprof debugging http server
8500, 8545 tcp - web access http api

Macromedia ColdFusion MX Server (Edition 6) uses port 8500 to allow remote access as Web server

Rumble Fighter uses this ports 7000-8500 (TCP/UDP)
8500 udp applications Unspecified vulnerability in the IPSec Manager Service for Cisco Unified CallManager (CUCM) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loss of cluster services) via a "specific UDP packet" to UDP port 8500, a.k.a. bug ID CSCsg60949.
References: [CVE-2007-1826], [CVE-2007-1834], [BID-23181], [SECUNIA-24690]

Port is also IANA registered for Flight Message Transfer Protocol
8500 tcp ColdFusion Macromedia/Adobe ColdFusion default and Duke Nukem 3D - default (unofficial) Wikipedia
8500 tcp,udp fde Flight Data Exchange Bekkoame
8500 tcp,udp fmtp Flight Message Transfer Protocol, registered 2003-12 IANA
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Related ports: 6060  6831  7000  7680  8545  

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SANS Internet Storm Center: port 8500

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.
Registered Ports: 1024 through 49151.
Dynamic/Private : 49152 through 65535.

TCP ports use the Transmission Control Protocol, the most commonly used protocol on the Internet and any TCP/IP network. 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. Like TCP, UDP is used in combination with IP (the Internet Protocol) and facilitates 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 and realtime gaming, 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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