Software & IT Technology

Unsupported OS Report

by Josef Weiss
December 19, 2013

This report displays details on any unsupported operating systems that have been found in your environment via Nessus scanning. It utilizes user customizable Dynamic Asset Lists that must be enabled and configured by the analyst prior to running this report.

Linux/Unix Software Summary

by Josef Weiss
September 24, 2013

This report identifies installed software across a series of hosts, utilizing Nessus plugin 22869, Software Enumeration (SSH). This plugin lists the software installed on the remote host by calling the appropriate command (rpm -qa on RPM-based Linux distributions, qpkg, dpkg, etc.). This report is comprised of a Table of Contents for each identified host. The Identified Hosts Table lists the hosts by IP Address, NetBIOS Name, and DNS Name, and is followed by a detailed look at each host individually.

Windows Software Summary

by Josef Weiss
September 20, 2013

This report identifies installed software across a series of hosts. Utilizing Nessus plugin 20811, Microsoft Windows Installed Software Enumeration (credentialed check), it is possible to enumerate installed software on selected hosts.

This report is comprised of a Table of Contents for each identified host. The Identified Hosts Table lists the hosts by IP address, NetBIOS Name, and DNS Name, and is followed by a detailed look at each host individually.

Consolidation Report for Missing Patches

by Cody Dumont
May 8, 2013

Missing Patch report Detail
This report uses the new Nessus “Patch Report” plugin (ID #66334) and will provide a consolidated missing patch report for each host within the network. The report uses the iterator grouping element to loop through each host of the network and provide a detailed missing patch report for each system identified by the plugin.

Linux Daemons with Broken Links

by Dave Breslin
February 27, 2013

Nessus plugin ID 44657 (Linux Daemons with Broken Links to Executables) checks for daemons with missing program files on disk. This report template leverages this plugin output to identify misconfigured Linux hosts.

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