SSH Server Type and Version Information

info Nessus Plugin ID 10267
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


An SSH server is listening on this port.


It is possible to obtain information about the remote SSH server by sending an empty authentication request.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10267

File Name: ssh_detect.nasl

Version: 2.30

Type: remote

Published: 10/12/1999

Updated: 9/22/2020

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, find_service2.nasl, external_svc_ident.nasl, ssh_check_compression.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0933