Preface: I have never touched the firewall ports on this particular Verizon FiOS Actiontec ISR.
For fun, I went into the web admin panel of my home router and saw that firewall rules had been automatically added, with app names and sometimes version numbers corresponding to each rule:
Due to the specificity of these entries, it concerns me that any app running on the internal side of my network can open ports to the outside. Is this behavior normal? Why does it happen?