TCP Port 3306 Information

Port name:mysql
Port 3306 common errors:Port 3306 is considered as an unsecured port that is easily exploited by malware to gain access to a computer system to initiate DoS or backdoor-creation attacks. To learn more about errors in your system run a free registry scan.
Services or applications using this port:MySQL, eMule
Malicious services / applications:W32.Spybot.IVQ

Port 3306 details:

Protocol: TCP
IAMA status: Official
Range: Registered
Traffic: inbound, outbound, both
Notification: True
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Technical description for port 3306:

Port 3306 is considered as an unsecured port blocked by default on most firewall, security programs, and admin users. This port is assigned to MySQL database system for both inbound and outbound access.
Port 3306 is configured on MySQL application for SSH Tunnel. The database application utilizes port 3306 to send and receive database queries using SSH encryption. Encrypted data passes to port 3306 to the firewall and then to the SSH sub-system, which is unencrypted before entering the database server through the same port.
Port 3306 is considered as a security flaw in a computer system. The W32.Spybot.IVQ variant uses port 3306 to gain access to a system to initiate DoS (Denial of Service) attacks or to open up 3306 as a backdoor to allow infiltration from remote users.
Port 3306 is also used for eMule.
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