Hydrogen Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 18039


A remote control service is running on the remote port.


The remote host seems to be running Hydrogen, a backdoor used by penetration testers to gather screen shots, download files or gain control of the remote host.

Make sure that the use of this software on the remote host is done in accordance with your security policy.


If this service is not needed, disable it or filter incoming traffic to this port.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 18039

File Name: hydrogen_detect.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: remote

Published: 2005/04/13

Modified: 2017/06/30

Dependencies: 11153

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ThoroughTests