ESXi Detection via VMWare Tools CMD execution

info Nessus Plugin ID 108711


Detect a VM residing on an ESXi server.


Using the WMI interface, Nessus is attempting to run a VMWare Tools command on the remote host to ESXi based assets.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 108711

File Name: vmware_esxi_detection.nbin

Version: 1.202

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/29/2018

Updated: 4/15/2024

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:vmware:vmware_esxi

Required KB Items: SMB/WMI/Available, SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/VMware Tools

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0597