File Transfer (P2P) Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A file transfer service is listening on the remote host.

Description :

The remote service is File Transfer, a peer-to-peer file transfer

Note that, as of version 1.2f at least, the application has no support
for authenticating access so anyone who can access the port can
potentially retrieve or upload files.

See also :

Solution :

Make sure use of this program fits with your corporate security

Risk factor :


Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 31660 (file_transfer_detect.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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