[email protected] Client Detection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1919

Synopsis

The remote host is running software which should be authorized by corporate policy.

Description

A [email protected] client appears to be running on this port. This program may be used by malicious users to get your system information (processor type and the operating system). [email protected] client versions prior to 3.08 are vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack.

Solution

Uninstall the program if it is not necessary.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1919

Family: Backdoors

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/15

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

BID: 7281