Vista tunnelling protocol poses risk

Windows Vista's implementation of a tunnelling protocol called Teredo can be added to the list of security problems posed by the operating system, according to recent research from Symantec Advanced Threat Research.

Teredo is one of the protocols introduced into Vista to support IPv6, but it also has unforseen side-effects, Symantec said, among them that it could allow attackers to evade organisations' security measures. - Computer & Internet Security News - Vista's tunnelling protocol poses risk

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 23rd March 2007 1:00AM