Magnet Link Detection
PVS ID: 8069 FAMILY: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing RISK: INFO NESSUS ID:Not Available
Description: Synopsis:\n\nThe remote host may be participating in Peer-To-Peer networking\n\nThe remote server is hosting 'magnet' links. Magnet links point to a file based on a hash of that file. The Magnet links are parsed by Torrent clients or special browsers which allow the end user to begin searching for the file on a Peer-To-Peer network.


Solution: Ensure that this sort of magnet link is authorized with respect to existing guidelines and policies.

CVE Not available

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