OpenVZ Guest Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host seems to be an OpenVZ virtual machine.

Description :

/proc/user_beancounters could be read. This file provides
information to the guest operating system in OpenVZ containers.

See also :

Solution :

Ensure that the host's configuration is in agreement with your
organization's security policy.

Risk factor :


Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 51092 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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