[Dshield] Windows 2000 users: "Patch now or else..."

Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Sun Aug 14 21:52:10 GMT 2005


On Sun, 14 Aug 2005 15:26:44 EDT, "Johannes B. Ullrich" said:

> UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) on the other hand is a service to
> discover network resources and adjust firewall rules on the fly.

I still want to know what dim bulb thought that UPnP was a good idea.

I mean, c'mon.  A defined API so malware can send a "Pants Down!" command
to the firewall?  What were they *thinking*? :)
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