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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Check for a Yahoo Messenger Instance

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Yahoo Messenger check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Yahoo Messenger is running on this machine and listening on this port.
Yahoo Messenger permits a user to chat and share files with remote entities.

Solution : Ensure that the service is required within your environment.
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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