Even a Flash Applet is capable of opening ports via UPNP - anyone like
any website beeing able to punch holes through your filewall like that?
I don't! ;)
Am 11.04.2009 um 21:06 schrieb Michel Servaes:
> I'll second this :-)
> UPNP is the first thing to disable in any router/firewall when it is
> As UPNP might have easy features for some users, it sure is a
> potential risk !
> Imagine a trojan invading your humble computer, that is capable of
> rewriting upnp - it would leave your firewall complete open onto the
> net !!
> I asume that anyone wanting to have UPNP available, is either too
> lazy to open up ports him/herself, or can't see the harm in random
> available ports...