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Detect the presence of Napster

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detect the presence of Napster

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Napster is running on a remote computer.
Napster is used to share MP3 across the network, and can
be misused (by modifying the three first bytes of a target
file) to transfer any file off a remote site.

Solution : filter this port if you do not want your network
users to exchange MP3 files or if you fear
that Napster may be used to transfer any non-mp3 file

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Beyond Security

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