WMI Available

info Nessus Plugin ID 24269
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Synopsis

WMI queries can be made against the remote host.

Description

The supplied credentials can be used to make WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) requests against the remote host over DCOM.

These requests can be used to gather information about the remote host, such as its current state, network interface configuration, etc.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/wmisdk/wmi-start-page

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 24269

File Name: wmi_available.nbin

Version: 1.165

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/3/2007

Updated: 11/12/2021

Dependencies: smb_login.nasl

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows