Unsupported linux kernel version detected in banner reporting (PCI-DSS check)
High Nessus Plugin ID 122157
SynopsisThe Linux kernel version reported in banners is no longer supported.
DescriptionA service banner response from the remote host indicates a Linux kernel install at a level that may no longer be supported, where kernel development and security patching has ceased.
This plugin only runs when 'Check for PCI-DSS compliance' is enabled in the scan policy. It does not run if local security checks are enabled. It runs off of self-reported kernel versions in banners.
SolutionUpdate the version of the Linux kernel running on the system.