Nessus Scan Information

info Nessus Plugin ID 19506


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- Whether the display of superseded patches is enabled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: 1.120

Type: summary

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Settings

Published: 8/26/2005

Updated: 3/13/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus