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Vulnerability Assessment Details

scan for UPNP/Tcp hosts

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
UPNP/tcp scan

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Microsoft UPnP TCP helper.

If the tested network is not a home network, you should disable
this service.

Solution : Set the following registry key :
Location : HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SSDPSRV
Key : Start
Value : 0x04


Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 3723

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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