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Re: vnc-brute script question Nov 02 2013 05:06AM
ToddAndMargo (ToddAndMargo zoho com)
On 11/01/2013 12:39 PM, ToddAndMargo wrote:
> Hi All,
> Reginald, please forgive the Cc:, I am finding
> Cc:ing helps get stuff past the gate keeper.
> (Most of my stuff bounces lately.)
> What is going on here? I do not understand. Why
> is everything suddenly up under the vnc-brute
> script?
> Many thanks,
> -T
> # nmap --script http-open-proxy.nse
> ...
> Nmap scan report for
> Host is up (0.092s latency).
> All 1000 scanned ports on are filtered
> MAC Address: 02:FF:30:B9:43:5F (Unknown)
> $ nmap ?script vnc-brute.nse
> Starting Nmap 6.25 ( ) at 2013-10-30 20:24 PDT
> Failed to resolve given hostname/IP: ?script. Note that you can't use
> '/mask' AND '1-4,7,100-' style IP ranges. If the machine only has an
> IPv6 address, add the Nmap -6 flag to scan that.
> Nmap scan report for vnc-brute.nse (
> Host is up (0.073s latency).
> rDNS record for
> Not shown: 970 filtered ports
> 80/tcp open http
> 443/tcp open https
> 8000/tcp open http-alt
> 8002/tcp open teradataordbms
> 8008/tcp open http
> 8009/tcp open ajp13
> 8011/tcp open unknown
> 8021/tcp open ftp-proxy
> 8022/tcp open oa-system
> 8045/tcp open unknown
> 8080/tcp open http-proxy
> 8086/tcp open d-s-n
> 8087/tcp open simplifymedia
> 8089/tcp open unknown
> 8090/tcp open unknown
> 8099/tcp open unknown
> 8100/tcp open xprint-server
> 8181/tcp open unknown
> 8222/tcp open unknown
> 8290/tcp open unknown
> 8300/tcp open tmi
> 8333/tcp open unknown
> 8383/tcp open m2mservices
> 8400/tcp open cvd
> 8500/tcp open fmtp
> 8652/tcp open unknown
> 8654/tcp open unknown
> 8873/tcp open dxspider
> 8888/tcp open sun-answerbook
> 8994/tcp open unknown
> Nmap done: 2 IP addresses (1 host up) scanned in 5.87 seconds

Hi All,

Figured it out. This is horse manure coming from Kaspersky
End Point Security 10's Network Attack Blocker. It has
been feeding me all kinds of this random poop for hours.

I put myself in its exclusion list and now things are
operating normally, including the VNC server.

This is actually a nice feature of End Point.


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