WinShell Trojan Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 106629


The remote host has been compromised.


This host seems to be running WinShell. WinShell is a Trojan Horse which allows an intruder to take the control of the remote computer.

An attacker may use it to steal your passwords, modify your data, and prevent you from working properly.


Reinstall your system and restore your system from known clean backups.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106629

File Name: winshell.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: Backdoors

Published: 2018/02/06

Modified: 2018/02/07

Dependencies: 22964

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H