Microsoft Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 122615

Synopsis

The remote operating system is no longer supported.

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e2452f2e

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 122615

File Name: smb_win_7_2008r2_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2019/03/06

Updated: 2020/06/18

Dependencies: 10401, 137565

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Unsupported os.

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:/o:microsoft:windows

Excluded KB Items: SMB/not_windows