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How can I use nmap to find out the utorrent version installed on a PC by scanning it from another PC on the same subnet?

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Looking at the nmap-service-probes database, it looks like nmap can't detect which version of uTorrent is running.

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uTorrent is able to randomise port, so using nmap to detect uTorrent can take long since you have to scan all tcp ports.

Regardless of this fact, nmap tells me : tcp open ssl/http uTtermiorrent utserver web interface

If I scan my uTorrent port using -sV option (version detection). It returns nothings. If you connect using netcat (nc, ncat, socat), there is nothing being returned either when probing for the protocol. (beside a "invalid request")

So unless you manage to find a fingerprint (a output on a connection to utorrent port), you are not gonna figure which version of uTorrent is being used. I think this is not feasible using network probes :-?

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