where to go to understand DDoS attack vector

Brian Rak brak at gameservers.com
Wed Aug 27 00:37:51 UTC 2014


On 8/26/2014 8:28 PM, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> On 8/26/2014 08:31, Roland Dobbins wrote:
>>
>> On Aug 26, 2014, at 8:26 PM, Stephen Satchell <list at satchell.net> wrote:
>>
>>> qotd            17/udp          quote
>>
>> No, that's the protocol number - 17 is UDP - not the port number.
>
>
> Really?
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_TCP_and_UDP_port_numbers
>
> udp DID used to be protocol 17, but it is a fact that quotd runs on 
> udp port 17.
>
>
Yes, he is correct.  This is not UDP port 17.

 > 8:33:58.482193 IP (tos 0x0, ttl 56, id 0, offset 0, flags [DF], proto 
UDP (17), length 29) x.x.x.x.2072 > x.x.x.x.27015: UDP, length 1

Protocol: UDP (IP protocol 17)
Source Port: 2072
Dest Port: 27015

What protocol is UDP now, if it's not 17?


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