Ares Fileshare Detection

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ares Fileshare is installed on the remote host. Ares Fileshare is a
P2P application that supports connecting to several P2P networks; eg,
Gnutella and OpenFT. As such, it may not be suitable for use in a
business environment.

In addition, note that it's not possible for Nessus to determine the
installed version of Ares Fileshare and that some versions suffer from
remotely exploitable vulnerabilities; eg, Bugtraq 14377.

This product has been discontinued and is no longer supported.

Solution :

Remove the program from the remote host.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Nessus Plugin ID: 19386 (ares_fileshare_installed.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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