MacOS Malicious File Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 126260


Nessus detected malicious files on the remote host.


The checksum of one or more files on the remote MacOS host matches known malware.

Note that Nessus has only scanned MacOS executable binaries and libraries.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126260

File Name: macos_malware_scan_filescan.nbin

Version: 1.41

Type: remote

Agent: unix

Family: Backdoors

Published: 2019/06/26

Updated: 2020/05/11

Dependencies: 12634, 131286

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: The detection is suspected as being malware.

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

Required KB Items: Host/uname