New ZeroConf Spec

Dan Kegel dank at
Mon Jul 17 19:11:19 BST 2006

On 7/17/06, Sebastian Dröge <slomo at> wrote:
> avahi only listens on interfaces that have the MULTICAST flag set by
> default which is from what I know almost never (unless manually set) the
> case for internet interfaces.
> Exposed to the internet is not really a problem here IMHO, the problem
> is wireless LAN or other (local) risky networks.

Even a local wired Ethernet is risky, given the ability of malware to hitch
rides on email and IM.
- Dan

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