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Logwatch report

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by acegames, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. acegames

    acegames Member

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    Hello I received a log watch report this morning and found all these entries from the same ip , can anyone explain what it is please :

    **Unmatched Entries**
    Invalid user rfmngr from ::ffff:200.248.97.3
    input_userauth_request: invalid user rfmngr
    Failed password for invalid user rfmngr from ::ffff:200.248.97.3 port 37946 ssh2
    Invalid user sales from ::ffff:200.248.97.3
    input_userauth_request: invalid user sales
    Failed password for invalid user sales from ::ffff:200.248.97.3 port 38069 ssh2
    Invalid user recruit from ::ffff:200.248.97.3
    input_userauth_request: invalid user recruit
    Failed password for invalid user recruit from ::ffff:200.248.97.3 port 38185 ssh2
    Invalid user alias from ::ffff:200.248.97.3
    input_userauth_request: invalid user alias


    Plus a lot more

    Kind regards
    Dave
     
  2. dalem

    dalem Well-Known Member
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    that IP is brute forcing SSH

    best to move your ssh port to a higher unused port and use some brute force detection
     
    #2 dalem, Mar 17, 2008
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2008
  3. acegames

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    Thankyou for the quick reply , I am new to this could you explain in detail how I can do that please
     
  4. rubr

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    I also got this attack

    I also got hundreds of this today:

    Invalid user www from ::ffff:84.244.161.38
    input_userauth_request: invalid user www
    Invalid user www from ::ffff:84.244.161.38
    input_userauth_request: invalid user www
    Invalid user www from ::ffff:84.244.161.38
    input_userauth_request: invalid user www
    Failed password for invalid user www from ::ffff:84.244.161.38 port 4136 ssh2
    Failed password for invalid user www from ::ffff:84.244.161.38 port 3065 ssh2
    Failed password for invalid user www from ::ffff:84.244.161.38 port 3852 ssh2
     
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