Unix Software Discovery Commands Available

info Nessus Plugin ID 152742


Nessus was able to log in to the remote host using the provided credentials and is able to execute all commands used to find unmanaged software.


Nessus was able to determine that it is possible for plugins to find and identify versions of software on the target host. Software that is not managed by the operating system is typically found and characterized using these commands. This was measured by running commands used by unmanaged software plugins and validating their output against expected results.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 152742

File Name: unix_software_discovery_checks_available.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: summary

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Settings

Published: 8/23/2021

Updated: 8/23/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/unmanaged_commands_supported