Nessus Scan Information

info Nessus Plugin ID 19506
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


This plugin displays information about the Nessus scan.


This plugin displays, for each tested host, information about the scan itself :

- The version of the plugin set.
- The type of scanner (Nessus or Nessus Home).
- The version of the Nessus Engine.
- The port scanner(s) used.
- The port range scanned.
- The ping round trip time
- Whether credentialed or third-party patch management checks are possible.
- Whether the display of superseded patches is enabled
- The date of the scan.
- The duration of the scan.
- The number of hosts scanned in parallel.
- The number of checks done in parallel.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 19506

File Name: scan_info.nasl

Version: 1.106

Type: summary

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Settings

Published: 8/26/2005

Updated: 9/27/2021

Dependencies: nessus_product_setup.nasl

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