[Snort-users] nimda

Ryan Russell ryan at ...35...
Fri Jul 12 13:47:12 EDT 2002

On Fri, 12 Jul 2002, J. Craig Woods wrote:
> Maybe I am missing something here, and it would not be the first nor the
> last time that I missed something but wouldn't your mail scanner be
> picking traffic up on port 25? Nimda attacks would be on port 80.
> Furthermore, are you saying that the nimda is part of the email traffic?
> Not sure what you are saying here. Maybe you could elucidate for us...

Sure, Nimda mails itself around.  If you're just watching any port for
some string that appears in the Nimda binary, you may see it on ports 80,
25, 110, 143, 139, 445, 69, and probably others I hadn't thought of.


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