[ previous ] [ next ] [ threads ]
 From:  "David Burgess" <apt dot get at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  "Mono Wall list" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, "M0n0 Wall Dev list" <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Feature request: UPnP
 Date:  Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:31:31 -0600
On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 11:08 AM, Andrew Hull <list at racc2000 dot com> wrote:
> Here, here!
> UPnP is a *very* bad idea from a network security standpoint. As currently
> implemented, I *will not* use UPnP, I disable it on every router that
> supports it, and do not recommend it to anyone for any reason.
> However, I do acknowledge that every on in the world does not agree with me.
> I would not be staunchly opposed to UPnP support in m0n0 if implemented with
> the following criteria:
> - disabled by default
> - some sort of a "this is a huge security venerability" note next to the
>  UPnP enable check box in the GUI.
> Again, I will never use/enable UPnP... but someone may want to despite the
> security consequences.