OS Identification : Unix uname

Info Nessus Plugin ID 25251


It is possible to identify the remote operating system based on the response returned by 'uname -a'.


This script attempts to identify the Operating System type and version by looking at the data returned by 'uname -a'.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 25251

File Name: os_fingerprint_uname.nasl

Version: 1.39

Type: local

Family: General

Published: 2007/05/19

Updated: 2020/08/17

Dependencies: 12634

Asset Inventory: True

OS Identification: True

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/uname