Microsoft Windows 10 Version 21H1 Unsupported Version Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 170962


The remote operating system is no longer supported.


Microsoft Windows 10 version 21H1 is running on the remote host.
Microsoft ended support for Windows 10 version 21H1 on Dec 13, 2022.

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. Furthermore, Microsoft is unlikely to investigate or acknowledge reports of vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of Microsoft Windows that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 170962

File Name: smb_win_10_21h1_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: combined

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/2/2023

Updated: 2/2/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: Tenable score for unsupported products.


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS Score Source: manual


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Excluded KB Items: SMB/not_windows