Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Unsupported Installation Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 19699


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


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.


Upgrade to a version of Windows that is currently supported.

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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: 10785, 11936

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


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

Excluded KB Items: Host/not_windows