Unix Operating System Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 33850

Synopsis

The operating system running on the remote host is no longer supported.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the Unix operating system running on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.

Solution

Upgrade to a version of the Unix operating system that is currently supported.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33850

File Name: unsupported_operating_system.nasl

Version: 1.261

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: General

Published: 2008/08/08

Updated: 2020/10/23

Dependencies: 11936

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Default unsupported software score.

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/OS

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0502