[CentOS] nmap showing lots of ports open that shouldn't be

Sun Feb 12 22:23:59 UTC 2006
Steve Bergman <steve at rueb.com>

Scot L. Harris wrote:

>But based on the iptables rules you posted it looks like the order of
>the rules is the problem.  The first two rules allow everything through.
>Check the contents of /etc/sysconfig/iptables, that is where the rules
>should be saved.
So would:

# rpm -e iptables --nodeps
# rm /etc/sysconfig/iptables (just to be sure)
# yum install iptables

fix his problem? 

Of course, that would leave the question of how it was caused in the 
first place...