Unix / Linux Running Processes Information

info Nessus Plugin ID 110483
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Uses /bin/ps auxww command to obtain the list of running processes on the target machine at scan time.


Generated report details the running processes on the target machine at scan time.
This plugin is informative only and could be used for forensic investigation, malware detection, and to confirm that your system processes conform to your system policies.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 110483

File Name: linux_process_information.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: General

Published: 6/12/2018

Updated: 2/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/uname, Host/hostname