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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Windows Messenger is installed

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if Windows Messenger is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using Windows Messenger - an instant messenging software,
which may not be suitable for a business environment.

Solution : Uninstall this software
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 4028, 4316, 4675, 4827, 668

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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