pfSense Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 121474


The remote firewall host is an unsupported version of pfSense.


According to its self-reported version number, the remote pfSense host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of pfSense that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 121474

File Name: pfsense_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Firewalls

Published: 2019/01/30

Updated: 2020/10/23

Dependencies: 106952

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: The product is not longer supported by the vendor

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:pfsense:pfsense, cpe:/a:bsdperimeter:pfsense

Required KB Items: Host/pfSense

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0580