Microsoft Internet Explorer Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 22024


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Internet Explorer.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Microsoft Internet Explorer on the remote Windows host is no longer supported.

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


Upgrade to a version of Internet Explorer that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 22024

File Name: smb_explorer_version.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/07/11

Modified: 2016/01/25

Dependencies: 10394, 10428, 13855

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:/a:microsoft:ie

Required KB Items: SMB/registry_full_access, SMB/IE/Version