Nessus Server Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 10147
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A Nessus daemon is listening on the remote port.


A Nessus daemon is listening on the remote port.


Ensure that the remote Nessus installation has been authorized.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10147

File Name: nessus_detect.nasl

Version: 1.51

Type: remote

Published: 10/12/1999

Updated: 9/6/2021

Dependencies: http_version.nasl, find_service2.nasl, pvs_proxy_detect.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0673