Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Unsupported Installation Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 19699

Synopsis

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows that is no
longer supported by Microsoft.

Description

The remote host is running Microsoft Windows NT 4.0. This operating
system version is no longer supported by Microsoft.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the operating
system will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to
contain security vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade to a version of Windows that is currently supported.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c1bdda6e

http://www.nessus.org/u?aead47fa

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 19699

File Name: smb_win_nt4.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.33

Type: combined

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/09/14

Modified: 2015/09/24

Dependencies: 11936, 10785

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0