OpenSSL Installed (Linux)

info Nessus Plugin ID 168007


OpenSSL was detected on the remote Linux host.


OpenSSL was detected on the remote Linux host.

The plugin timeout can be set to a custom value other than the plugin's default of 15 minutes via the 'timeout.168007' scanner setting in Nessus 8.15.1 or later.

Please see for more information.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 168007

File Name: openssl_nix_installed.nbin

Version: 1.96

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 11/21/2022

Updated: 4/3/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openssl:openssl

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/uname

Excluded KB Items: Host/MacOSX/Version