MS Executable Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host may be compromised.

Description :

This service is unknown to Nessus. It appears to send a Microsoft
Windows executable when a connection to it is established. This may
be evidence of some malware that are known to propagate in this

Solution :

Check the host and disinfect / reinstall it if necessary.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 33950 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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