UPnP TCP Helper Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host appears to be running Microsoft UPnP TCP

Description :

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

Risk factor :


Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11765 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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