PG Master Sergeant
- Feb 3, 2018
Hi, does anyone use Hetzner? I’ve received an abuse report as detailed below. Wondering what I should do?
Dear Mr X
We received a security alert from the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
Please see the original report included below for details.
Please investigate and solve the reported issue.
It is not required that you reply to either us or the BSI.
If the issue has been fixed successfully, you should not receive any further notifications.
Additional information is provided with the HOWTOs referenced in the report.
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ticket number of the original report [Cloud-Report#...] in the subject line.
Do not reply <firstname.lastname@example.org> as this is just the sender address for the
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On 11 Apr 13:18, email@example.com wrote:
> Dear Sir or Madam,
> the Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP) is a network protocol
> for advertisement and discovery of network services and presence
> information. SSDP is the basis of the discovery protocol of
> Universal Plug and Play (UPnP). SSDP uses port 1900/udp.
> Over the past months, systems responding to SSDP requests from
> anywhere on the Internet have been increasingly abused for DDoS
> reflection attacks against third parties.
> Affected systems on your network:
> Format: ASN | IP | Timestamp (UTC) | Ssdp server
> 24940 | | 2018-04-10 09:05:48 | UPnP/1.0 DLNADOC/1.50 Platinum/184.108.40.206
> We would like to ask you to check this issue and take appropriate
> steps to secure the SSDP services on the affected systems or
> notify your customers accordingly.
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> Team CERT-Bund
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