Windows Wireless SSID (WMI)

Info Nessus Plugin ID 25197


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


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.


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: $Revision: 1.96 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/04/25

Modified: 2018/02/06

Dependencies: 24269

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/WMI/Available