Subject: Re: identd crashes when portscanned
To: Juha K Kallio <email@example.com>
From: Michael South <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/15/2003 23:23:33
Christian Biere wrote:
> It's a bug, though:
> " 53 ECONNABORTED Software caused connection abort. A connection
abort > was caused internal to your host machine."
> This isn't a fatal error and shouldn't cause the parent (server)
> process to quit. I don't really know what causes ECONNABORTED. I
> see it seldom and I guess it's related to ipf.
I think it happens when the client closes the connection before the
server has a chance to do the accept(). A portscan could certainly do this.