TeamViewer Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6451


The remote host is running TeamViewer, a remote control service.


The remote host is running TeamViewer, an application for managing machines remotely. TeamViewer relies on the host computer (usually behind a firewall) initiating an outbound connection. Given this, TeamViewer can subvert firewall rules by allowing direct access to an internal machine from untrusted networks.


Ensure that this application is authorized for your network

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 6451

File Name: 6451.prm

Family: Policy

Published: 2012/04/17

Modified: 2015/06/01

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:teamviewer:teamviewer