Authenticated Check : OS Name and Installed Package Enumeration

info Nessus Plugin ID 12634


This plugin gathers information about the remote host via an authenticated session.


This plugin logs into the remote host using SSH, RSH, RLOGIN, Telnet, or local commands and extracts the list of installed packages.

If using SSH, the scan should be configured with a valid SSH public key and possibly an SSH passphrase (if the SSH public key is protected by a passphrase).

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 12634

File Name: ssh_get_info.nasl

Version: 2.427

Type: remote

Family: Settings

Published: 7/6/2004

Updated: 9/26/2022