port scanning from spoofed addresses

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Thu Dec 3 11:35:14 CST 2009

* Matthew Huff:

> We are seeing a large number of tcp connection attempts to ports
> known to have security issues. The source addresses are spoofed from
> our address range. They are easy to block at our border router
> obviously, but the number and volume is a bit worrisome. Our
> upstream providers appear to be uninterested in tracing or blocking
> them. Is this the new normal? One of my concerns is that if others
> are seeing probe attempts, they will see them from these addresses
> and of course, contact us.

What's the distribution of the source addresses and source ports?

Florian Weimer                <fweimer at bfk.de>
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