[Dshield] Any ideas?

Russell Washington russ.washington at vaultsentry.com
Tue May 28 20:08:07 GMT 2002


No kidding.  I was surprised to say the least, but at least it explained why
a couple of Win9x workstations on an unrelated network started bombarding
*their* firewall with UPNP.  I thought someone had upgraded them to XP but
NOOOOO... :)

-----Original Message-----
From: John Hardin [mailto:johnh at aproposretail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 12:52 PM
To: DShield mailing list
Subject: RE: [Dshield] Any ideas?


On Tue, 2002-05-28 at 11:42, Russell Washington wrote:

> I got this from someone who didn't like the fact that their 
> Messenger-ized Win2K box was blasting UPNP all over the place:
> 
> > BTW, the Universal plug-n-play crap from the box was coming from 
> > Microsoft Messenger. I deleted the "dpnhupnp.dll" file in the 
> > system32 directory and disabled the bs. I'm running 4.6.0076.

Don'cha just *love* how MS installs a *totally unrelated* service without
notice? A pox on them.

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