New ZeroConf Spec

Dick Davies rasputnik at
Wed Jul 5 15:10:13 BST 2006

On 05/07/06, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> On 7/5/06, Rob J. Caskey <rcaskey at> 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?

not really. if they don't advertise any services, there's no impact
to having the mdns port open.

avahi runs chrooted and unprivileged anyway, I think this is getting
a bit silly.

Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns

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