Web Server - BitTorrent .torrent File Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5286

Synopsis

The remote web server is hosting .torrent files.

Description

The remote web server is hosting .torrent files. These are files which are used by various BitTorrent clients to initiate a torrent download.

Distributing such files over the web can be done, but the webmaster should make sure that such file sharing is authorized with respect to policies and guidelines.

Solution

N/A

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 5286

Family: Data Leakage

Published: 2009/12/29

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:bittorrent:bittorrent