Microsoft Windows 2000 Unsupported Installation Detection

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Synopsis :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows that is no
longer supported by Microsoft.

Description :

The remote host is running Microsoft Windows 2000. This operating
system version is no longer supported by Microsoft.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the operating
system will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to
contain security vulnerabilities.

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?p1=7274
http://www.nessus.org/u?e770f996

Solution :

Upgrade to a version of Windows that is currently supported.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 47709 ()

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