Skype Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A Voice-Over-IP service is running on the remote port.

Description :

The remote host is running Skype, a peer-to-peer Voice-Over-IP application.

Due to the peer-to-peer nature of Skype, any user connecting to the
Skype network may consume a large amount of bandwidth.

Make sure the use of this program is done in accordance with your corporate
security policy.

Solution :

If this service is not needed, disable it. Note that filtering this port will
not be sufficient, since this software can establish outgoing connections.

Risk factor :


Family: Service detection

Nessus Plugin ID: 19772 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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