Skype Detection (User-Agent) (deprecated)

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5898


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


The remote host is using the Skype program, a peer to peer chat and VoIP software.


Ensure that the use of this software is in accordance with organizational security policies.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 5898

File Name: 5898.prm

Published: 2011/04/26

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:skype:skype