Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] About transport name resolution with the new services file
From: Francois-Xavier Le Bail <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 02:17:52 -0700 (PDT)
--- Andrew Hood <[email protected]> wrote:

> Richard van der Hoff wrote:
> > On Sat, 18 Aug 2007, Francois-Xavier Le Bail
> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Hi List,
> >>
> >>In version 0.99.6 we have, by example :
> >>Source   Destination   Protocol Info
> >>10.0.0.2 62.210.65.158 TCP      3946 > http [ACK]
> ...
> >>
> >>In version 0.99.7-SVN-22549 we have :
> >>Source   Destination   Protocol Info
> >>10.0.0.2 62.210.65.158 TCP      backupedge > http
> >>[ACK] ...
> >>
> >>The resolution from the new services file from
> IANA is
> >>not relevant in such cases with random source
> port.
> >>Perhaps this new resolution scheme should be
> optional.
> > 
> > 
> > Perhaps it should just be more intelligent, and if
> one port is < 1024 and 
> > the other isn't, just resolve the one less than
> 1024?
> > 
> > On the other hand that doesn't solve the problem
> in the general case. I 
> > guess it would be nice to make a decision based on
> where the SYN comes 
> > from.
> 
> It it wasn't for Windows' broken behaviour in
> letting any port be
> ephemeral, that might make some sense.
> 
> I have been forced to set registry values to make
> Windows behave more
> like *nix. Reserve all ports below 32768. Make
> ephemerals be 32768-49151.
> 
> Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
> 
>
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters]
>
"ReservedPorts"=hex(7):31,00,2d,00,33,00,32,00,37,00,36,00,37,00,00,00,00,00
> "MaxUserPort"=dword:0000bfff
> 
> Even that doesn't protect all "REGISTERED PORT
> NUMBERS". That would
> require setting "ReservedPorts" to be 1-49151, and
> "MaxUserPort" to
> something like 57344 (8192 available ephemerals) or
> 61440 (12288
> available ephemerals).

Windows' broken behaviour ? It's the same with Linux
2.4.27, 2.6.16, ...

FXLB


       
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