BitTorrent / uTorrent Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

A file-sharing service is running on the remote port.

Description :

The remote host is running BitTorrent or uTorrent, peer-to-peer file
sharing applications.

Note that, due to the peer-to-peer nature of these applications, any
user connecting to the BitTorrent network may consume a large amount
of bandwidth.

See also :

http://www.bittorrent.com/
http://www.utorrent.com/

Solution :

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

Note that filtering traffic to or from this port is not a sufficient
solution since the software can use a random port.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Peer-To-Peer File Sharing

Nessus Plugin ID: 50676 ()

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