TeamViewer Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6452

Synopsis

The remote host is running TeamViewer, an application for managing machines remotely.

Description

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.

Solution

Ensure that this application is authorized for your network

See Also

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TeamViewer

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 6452

File Name: 6452.prm

Family: Policy

Published: 2012/04/17

Modified: 2015/06/01

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info