Windows NetBIOS / SMB Remote Host Report Tag

info Nessus Plugin ID 118730
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It was possible to obtain the network name of the remote host.


Either SMB or NetBIOS was used to determine the the device's hostname.

Note that this plugin creates a tag for the host but does not itself generate a report.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 118730

File Name: netbios_name_tag.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Windows

Published: 11/5/2018

Updated: 2/10/2021

Dependencies: netbios_name_get.nasl, wmi_system_hostname.nbin, microsoft_windows_nbt_info.nbin

Vulnerability Information