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Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 12:02:28 +0100
From: David King <>
To: David Woodhouse <>
Cc: Josh Bressers <>,,
	Mark McLoughlin <>,
	"Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request / Discussion -- vino -- reports the
 desktop being reachable only over the local network, when reachable from

On 2011-03-16 10:47, David Woodhouse <> wrote:
>On Tue, 2011-03-15 at 17:10 -0400, Josh Bressers wrote:
>> Issue #2
>> Vino can open ports via uPnP without alerting the user.
>> Use CVE-2011-1165


>There *is* an option to disable this feature, if the user really wants
>to. And of course it should be clearly indicated that the service is
>available to the public; but *that* is what CVE-2011-1164 is for.

It should be noted that the UPnP feature is disabled by default, so the 
user has the option to *enable* it. I concede that the string presented 
in the UI needs improvement. Of course, I agree that indication of the 
consequences would be appropriate, and also disallowing the 'none' 
authentication method if UPnP is enabled.


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