AIM Express Client Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4159
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Synopsis

The remote client is utilizing the 'AIM Express' service.

Description

The remote client is utilizing the 'AIMExpress' service. AIMExpress allows users to utilize a chat client (AOL Instant Messenger) via a web browser.

Solution

Ensure that such usage is in alignment with corporate policies regarding remote access.

See Also

http://www.aim.com

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 4159

Published: 8/7/2007

Updated: 6/1/2015

Dependencies: 1735, 8314