"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Wed Dec 10 11:51:16 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> 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
> default???

No, it's disabled by default, obviously.

> 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.

That means making a whole account accessible, and sharing either its password
or private key. That's not what the WebDAV share setup by gnome-user-share does.

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