Remote Utilities Listening Server Hostname Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9587


The remote hostname was observed during a remote control session setup.


The remote host is a Remote Utilities server awaiting remote connection requests. Remote Utilities is an application that allows users to access their computers (work or home) from anywhere in the world using the Remote Utilities client. The listening server application establishes a connection to an Internet server and allows the remote client to connect over the established HTTPS connection. As such, Remote Utilities has the ability to bypass firewalls and proxies. NNM has observed the hostname of this system during the session setup.


Ensure that such usage is in alignment with corporate policies and guidelines regarding remote access.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9587

Family: Policy

Published: 9/29/2016

Updated: 1/16/2019

Dependencies: 9582

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info