[Snort-sigs] P2P foldershare.com 8000 connection

daniel uriah clemens daniel_clemens at ...842...
Tue Jul 8 14:19:12 EDT 2003

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alert tcp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET 8000 \
(msg:"P2P foldershare.com 8000 connection"; \
content: "|45 5f 00 07 01 1f 40|";classtype:policy-violation;)



A client on your network is trying to intiate a connection to a
foldershare.com p2p remote file sharing service.
Usually before this client initiates its connection via ssl for its file
sharing purposes it will connect to remote computers on port 80,8000,and
21 with similar payloads.

Content in the packet will look like so:
000 : 45 5F 00 07 01 1F 40                              E_....@


Many corporations view this type of p2p file sharing activity a breach of
their privacy policy or acceptable use policy or even a security breach to
share files
with untrusted sources.

Detailed Information:
Generally this connection will be made to n170.audiogalaxy.com on port
8000 but may change sometime in the future.

Affected Systems:

windows based operating systems.

Attack Scenarios:

Ease of Attack:


False Positives:

False Negatives:

Corrective Action:

The easiest way to block this activity is to block it at your border

access-list 101 deny ip any log  AudioGalaxy site


Daniel Uriah Clemens
dan.clemens at ...1661...

Thomas Torgeson
ttorgerson at ...1662...

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-Daniel Uriah Clemens

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