[Dshield] Multicast traffic on my Linksys router

Tod Beardsley todb at planb-security.net
Mon Jun 16 12:14:46 GMT 2003

Laurent Saplairoles wrote:

> Basically, what I am seeing is TCP packets (HTTP1.1) going from the
> Linksys internal adapter ( to the multicast address:
> The type of packet is SSDP
> Do you guys have any explanation? Do you know how to stop this
> useless traffic?

Ask the kind people at Linksys for a firmware upgrade that allows you to 
turn this off. There doesn't appear to be any other way to shut this 
up, even with disabling the uPNP and multicast passthrough stuff.

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if the theater is actually on fire."
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