Mac OS X XProtect Detection

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host has an antivirus application installed on
it.

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host includes XProtect, an antivirus / anti-
malware application from Apple included with recent releases of Snow
Leopard (10.6) and later. It is used to scan files that have been
downloaded from the Internet by browsers and other tools.

Note that this plugin only gathers information about the application
and does not, by itself, perform any security checks or issue a
report.

See also :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xprotect

Solution :

n/a

Risk factor :

None

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56567 ()

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