Windows Wireless SSID (WMI)

info Nessus Plugin ID 25197

Synopsis

It is possible to obtain the remote host's active associated wireless SSID.

Description

This script uses WMI to obtain the wireless network card and associated SSID of the remote computer. The remote system must have an active wireless connection for this detection to occur.

Solution

Make sure any SSIDs that are discovered comply with the organization's acceptable use and security policies.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 25197

File Name: wmi_obtain_ssid.nbin

Version: 1.160

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/25/2007

Updated: 2/25/2021

Dependencies: 24269

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/WMI/Available

Exploit Available: undefined