Microsoft Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 Unsupported Version Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 122615


The remote operating system is no longer supported.


Microsoft Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2 is running on the remote host.
Microsoft ended support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 on 1/14/2020.

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. Furthermore, Microsoft is unlikely to investigate or acknowledge reports of vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of Microsoft Windows that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 122615

File Name: smb_win_7_2008r2_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/6/2019

Updated: 9/22/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Unsupported os.


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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:/o:microsoft:windows

Excluded KB Items: SMB/not_windows

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0021