BitTorrent P2P Server Detection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2578

Synopsis

The remote host is running client software that may be considered questionable.

Description

The remote host is running a BitTorrent Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Server. BitTorrent is a protocol for exchanging files in a P2P file sharing network. The BitTorrent Server is a system that is offering files for download from BitTorrent Clients.

Solution

Ensure that the trading of files over a Peer-to-Peer network is within corporate guidelines and Acceptable Use Policies. You should further ensure that the BitTorrent Server is not trafficking any confidential or copyrighted materials.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2578

File Name: 2578.prm

Published: 2005/01/31

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 2576

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:bittorrent:bittorrent