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Skype detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Skype detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A Voice Over IP service is running on the remote port.

Description :

The remote host is running Skype, a peer-to-peer Voice Over IP application.

Due to the peer-to-peer nature of Skype, any user connecting to the Skype
network may consume a large amount of bandwith.

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

Solution :

If this service is not needed, disable it. Note that filtering this port will
not be sufficient, since this software can establish outgoing connections.


Network Security Threat Level:

None

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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