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: 1.46

Type: local

Family: General

Published: 5/19/2007

Updated: 2/12/2024

Asset Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/uname