"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Dec 10 04:57:24 UTC 2014

Bastien Nocera wrote:
> For example, RTSP streaming, Rhythmbox remote control for iOS, music
> sharing via DAAP, DLNA sharing via rygel, but also DLNA client usage
> (through Videos), and VNC are impacted. This is a non-exhaustive list for
> the default applications in the Workstation version.

VNC?! You think it's a good idea to allow REMOTE CONTROLLING YOUR DESKTOP by 

As for the insecure file sharing protocols, I also expect those to be 
blocked, and I also question the need for even shipping those by default. 
There is one reasonably-secure file sharing protocol we support out of the 
box: SFTP.

        Kevin Kofler

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