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Re: [Security] Universal Plug and Play vulnerability
said by Thinkdiff:I use many of the above as well as Vonage. The Vonage router uses UpNp to open inbound voice ports and it does so randomly.
In the Apple world, the following services use UPnP: iChat audio/video, FaceTime, Back to My Mac, Find my iPhone/iPad (this can work without it, I think), Find My Mac, remote Screen Sharing, etc (there's probably a few I'm forgetting).
said by Thinkdiff:Is there an external test to determine whether UpNp is accessible remotely?
Apple routers use UPnP or a similar protocol called NAT-PMP. I'm not sure if NAT-PMP is also vulnerable in the way the article mentions, but you can safely disable it if you don't use any of the services I mentioned earlier.
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