Re: New IP based security hole in Windows 2000 (yet again)

From: Winged (Winged_at_nofollow.com)
Date: 08/19/05


Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 19:29:18 -0500

Jbob wrote:
> "Imhotep" <Imhotep@nospam.com> wrote in message
> news:uSLMe.35972$dJ5.20409@tornado.tampabay.rr.com...
>
>>The worm uses the PnP security hole...which is fixed by one of the
>>patches...
>
>
> Actually it's a UPnP security hole. UPnP and PnP are two different things.
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>
Steve Gibson www.grc.com has been warning bout this for years...though
took a long time...Has a tool or reghack just to turn off those
services. Never had an impact in any of my evirons however I have heard
of some networks that use functionality.
Winged



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