MageMinds Posted February 19, 2009 Report Share Posted February 19, 2009 I know there are tons of that kind of posts about µTorrent being the bad guy, but I have proof now! So developers can debug.Let me explain how the BSOF appear, while trying to avoid my ISP traffic shaping I have set µTorrent to use the port 1723, the PPTP server port and I have enforced encryption and rejecting legacy connections, making all communication encrypted on the port 1723 make the detection hard for my ISP and I was able to get full throttle.Since I made that modification I had strange behaviour from my PC, from time to time I was getting a reboot, I knew that was because of a crash and the auto reboot was activated, so I disabled it to see the actual blue screen it was most of the time BAD_HEADER_POOL with no driver listed.I tested everything, memory, video card, hard disks, I even changed one hard drive, but the problem was still there. Then I made a little search about my problem and found a lot of result in google about people complaining the µTorrent was the cause of this. So I just closed my µTorrent for a week and the PC didn't crash. Then I restarted µTorrent and in less the 24 hours the PC crashed.I then remember that the only thing that had changed in µTorrent was the port I used, then I set it back to what it was before, and since then everything run smoothly, less the fact that sometimes my line gets choked by my ISP, but it's no µTorrent fault.I suspect that a legitimate or illegitimate software was trying to connect to the supposed PPTP server but µTorrent didn't like it making some sort of bad thing to the memory calls to make Windows crash ... This is a huge security risk, since anybody can make a remote PC crash (BSOD) if it run µTorrent, they only have to figure out how this was happening to me and instead send the bad packets to the port the remote user is using for its µTorrent.For what it's worth I have an AMD Opteron 180 (Dual Core)MageMinds Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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