Direct Connect Hub Detection

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Synopsis :

The remote host contains a peer-to-peer filesharing application.

Description :

A Direct Connect 'hub' (or server) is running on this port. Direct
Connect is a protocol used for peer-to-peer file-sharing as well as
chat, and a hub routes communications among peers. While any type of
file may be shared, Direct Connect hubs often handle movies, images,
music files, and games, which may not be suitable for use in a
business environment.

See also :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_connect_file-sharing_application

Solution :

Make sure that use of this program agrees with your organization's
acceptable use and security policies.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Nessus Plugin ID: 13751 (directconnect_hub.nasl)

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