Issue of AIM; was -> RE: UDP Port 5140

From: Harlan Carvey (keydet89_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 01/19/04

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    Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 13:30:53 -0800 (PST)
    To: Dave Paris <dparis@w3works.com>, incidents@securityfocus.com
    
    

    Dave,

    How is AIM not harmless? Isn't the harm that can be
    caused more a function of the user than it is the
    application?

    --- Dave Paris <dparis@w3works.com> wrote:
    > I don't know that everyone here would agree that AIM
    > is "harmless" :-)
    >
    > Kind Regards,
    > -dsp
    >
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Lupe Christoph [mailto:lupe@lupe-christoph.de]
    > Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2004 3:44 AM
    > To: incidents@securityfocus.com
    > Subject: Re: UDP Port 5140
    >
    >
    > [...]
    >
    > Thanks for the many guesses. The guy confessed to
    > using AIM. So this is
    > harmless. But shame on AOL for not registering with
    > the IANA! Are we
    > surprised? Not really...
    > [...]
    >
    >
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