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Old 06-02-2004, 08:32 AM   #1
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what does this mean in my syslog?


My whole syslog is full of these messages - what are they?

Are they just logs of my activity on the internet?

I use a speedtouch modem

May 31 12:25:14 localhost kernel: DROPPED IN=ppp0 OUT= MAC= SRC=an ip address DST=another ip address LEN=48 TOS=0x00 PREC=0x00 TTL=112 ID=16711 DF PROTO=TCP SPT=1586 DPT=2935 SEQ=2547691853 ACK=0 WINDOW=64240 RES=0x00 SYN URGP=0 OPT (020405B401010402)

cheers,

Ross
 
Old 06-02-2004, 06:39 PM   #2
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Some are worms smashing on your firewall, some others ("from" in 192.168.x.x) are pings from your isp. However, neither is dangerous, unless there are several per second.
 
Old 06-04-2004, 09:58 AM   #3
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when you say "worms crashing" - do you mean someone trying to access my machine?

Ross
 
Old 06-04-2004, 02:32 PM   #4
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when you say "worms crashing" - do you mean someone trying to access my machine?

Ross
http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/w/worm.html
 
Old 06-04-2004, 02:50 PM   #5
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Those are just messages outputted from an iptables firewall running in the kernel. Nothing to be worried about, pretty standard.
 
  


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