BitTorrent P2P Client Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2577

Synopsis

The remote host is running a BitTorrent Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Client.

Description

The remote host is running a BitTorrent Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Client. BitTorrent is a protocol for exchanging files in a P2P file-sharing network.

Solution

Ensure that the trading of files over a peer-to-peer network is within the Acceptable Use Policy.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2577

File Name: 2577.prm

Published: 2005/01/31

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 2576

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:bittorrent:bittorrent