Sony XCP-DRM Rootkit Detection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3292

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running the Sony XCP-DRM Rootkit. While not malicious in nature, the Sony software hides itself on the target host and monitors copying.

Solution

Ensure that this software is compliant with corporate policies and procedures. While some third party vendors are offering a tool to remove the software, it is recommended that you contact the vendor for an uninstall tool.

See Also

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/xcp_drm.shtml

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3292

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2005/11/14

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low