OS Identification : Linux Distribution

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

It is possible to identify the remote operating system by looking at
certain files.

Description :

This plugin attempts to identify the Operating System type and
version by looking at some files on the remote operating system, e.g.
'/etc/redhat-release' on Red Hat.

Solution :


Risk factor :


Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 25335 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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