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PeerFTP Client Detection

Low

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running PeerFTP. PeerFTP is a peer-to-peer application that utilizes the FTP protocol. PeerFTP is both a client and a server application. The remote host is offering files for download as well as downloading files. Further, as the host is running PeerFTP version 5, there is a flaw in the way that passwords are stored. All passwords are stored locally as plaintext.

Solution

No solution is known at this time.