Nessus Signing Key Management

info Nessus Plugin ID 146991
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Manages the lifecycle of Nessus code signing keys.


This plugin manages the lifecycle of the code signing key used by the Nessus scanner or agent to verify the integrity of plugins.
Updates to this plugin will update the signing key before the plugin database is rebuilt. It is possible that some version of this plugin will also be used to clean up accumulated code signing keys.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 146991

File Name: preflight_install_signing_pub_key.nbin

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Settings

Published: 3/3/2021

Updated: 7/12/2021

Vulnerability Information