Symantec Antivirus Software Detection and Status

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21725


An antivirus application is installed on the remote host.


A Symantec antivirus application is installed on the remote host.

Note that this plugin checks that the application is running properly and that its latest virus definitions are loaded.


Ensure that updates are working and the associated services are running.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 21725

File Name: savce_installed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1710 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/06/16

Modified: 2017/09/05

Dependencies: 10428, 10394, 10150, 10456

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/name, SMB/login, SMB/password, SMB/registry_full_access, SMB/transport, SMB/Services/Enumerated