Tenable Nessus Network Monitor Unsupported Version Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 148711


A vulnerability scanner application running on the remote host is no longer supported.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Tenable Nessus Network Monitor (NNM) on the remote host is no longer supported.

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.


Upgrade to a version of Tenable NNM that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 148711

File Name: nnm_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 4/16/2021

Updated: 10/25/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Score based on analysis of the vendor advisory.


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: manual

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:tenable:nnm

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Tenable NNM, Host/nnm_installed