DSSAGENT Software Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

A potentially unwanted program is installed on this host.

Description :

The remote host is using the DSSAGENT program. You should ensure that:
- the user intended to install DSSAGENT (it is sometimes silently
installed) - the use of DSSAGENT matches your corporate mandates and
security policies.

To remove this sort of software, you may wish to check out ad-aware or

See also :


Solution :

Uninstall this software.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11997 (dssagent_detection.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now