Citrix GoToMyPC Server Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8794


The remote host is running GoToMyPC, a remote administration tool that allows access to this PC from the internet.


Citrix GoToMyPC is a remote control software service that enables the user to operate their computer from another computer, over the Internet. Additionally, mobile device applications are available to remotely control the computer running GoToMyPC. This software uses a backchannel (viewed as an outgoing connection by your firewall) to communicate with the vendor's computers which then broker a connection between the GoToMyPC client and the computer. This host has been observed listening for GoToMyPC remote connections.


Ensure that this tool is authorized according to corporate policies and guidelines.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 8794

File Name: 8794.prm

Published: 2015/06/24

Modified: 2016/09/23

Dependencies: 8792, 8314, 5266

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:citrix:gotomypc