Symantec pcAnywhere Detection (TCP)

info Nessus Plugin ID 10794


The remote Windows host has pcAnywhere enabled.


Symantec pcAnywhere allows a Windows user to remotely obtain a graphical login (and therefore act as a local user on the remote host).


Disable pcAnywhere if you do not use it, and do not allow this service to run across the Internet.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10794

File Name: PC_anywhere_tcp.nasl

Version: 1.46

Type: remote

Published: 10/29/2001

Updated: 6/1/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:pcanywhere