Microsoft Windows XP Unsupported Installation Detection (ERRATICGOPHER)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote operating system is no longer supported.

Description :

The remote host is running Microsoft Windows XP. Support for this
operating system by Microsoft ended April 8th, 2014.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product
will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain
security vulnerabilities. Furthermore, Microsoft is unlikely to
investigate or acknowledge reports of vulnerabilities.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?33ca6af0
http://www.nessus.org/u?321523eb
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/filecab/2016/09/16/stop-using-smb1/
http://www.nessus.org/u?8dcab5e4

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 73182 ()

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