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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Direct Connect hub detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Direct Connect hub detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host contains a peer-to-peer filesharing application.

Description :

A Direct Connect 'hub' (or server) is running on this port. Direct
Connect is a protocol used for peer-to-peer file-sharing as well as
chat, and a hub routes communications among peers. While any type of
file may be shared, Direct Connect hubs often handle movies, images,
music files, and games, which may not be suitable for use in a
business environment.

See also :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_connect_file-sharing_application

Solution :

Make sure use of this program is in accordance with your corporate
security policy.

Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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