adrockk Contributor.

I was getting the shakes...

I couldn't access NNTP from work anymore! I thought someone put the
kibosh on it upstream, and made them chase down a red herring for a few
hours (days?). Anyway, it was my stupid astaro box and it's "intrustion
This lovely snort rule:
alert tcp $EXTERNAL_NET 119 -> $HOME_NET any (msg:"A NNTP XHDR buffer
overflow attempt"; gid:3; classtype:attempted-user; metadata: engine
shared, soid 3|12636; sid:50012636;)
seems to think anything coming in from port 119 is the devil, all
because lookout express has a buffer overflow exploit.

Anyway, crisis averted. I can now successfuly waste the remainder of my
time at work.

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Sewermonger Absent Member.
Absent Member.

Re: I was getting the shakes...

We now have internet police and a lot of "access denied" windows are appearing (advertising sidebars) heheheheh I like it.
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