VMware Virtual Machine Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 20094


The remote host is a VMware virtual machine.


According to the MAC address of its network adapter, the remote host is a VMware virtual machine.


Since it is physically accessible through the network, ensure that its configuration matches your organization's security policy.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 20094

File Name: vmware_detect.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: General

Published: 10/27/2005

Updated: 12/11/2019

Dependencies: report_hw_macs.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:vmware:vmware_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/mac_addrs