BitTorrent Web Client Detection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2872


The remote host is running software which should be authorized with respect to corporate policy.


The remote host is running a Bittorrent client. BitTorrent is a client application that allows users to quickly download files from multiple locations.


Ensure that BitTorrent is allowed with respect to corporate policies and guidelines.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2872

Published: 2005/05/02

Modified: 2016/01/15

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:bittorrent:bittorrent