New ZeroConf Spec
david.balazic at hermes.si
Wed Jul 5 14:28:34 BST 2006
Trent Lloyd wrote :
> On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 06:08:37AM -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
> > On 7/5/06, Rob J. Caskey <rcaskey at uga.edu> wrote:
> > >ZeroConf is on by default in OS X.
> > If that means there's another open port by default,
> > even when the user doesn't mean to advertise any services,
> > that's a security bug, isn't it?
> > - Dan
> It's not a "security bug" its more "potential" security problems
Yeah, like saying "running a firewall is a (potential) security
problem", as it processes untrusted data and could have a buffer
overflow or something.
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