Timbuktu Detection (TCP)

Info Nessus Plugin ID 15891


A remote control service is listening on the remote port.


The remote service is the TCP contact port for Timbuktu, a remote control software application for Windows and Mac OS X.


Make sure the use of this software is done in accordance with your corporate security policy. If this service is unwanted or not needed, disable it or filter incoming traffic to this port. Otherwise make sure to use strong passwords for authentication.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 15891

File Name: timbuktu_detect.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: remote

Published: 2004/12/01

Modified: 2011/03/11

Dependencies: 11153

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info