Wireshark / Ethereal Detection (Windows)

info Nessus Plugin ID 34112

Synopsis

A network protocol analyzer is installed on the remote host.

Description

Wireshark (formerly known as Ethereal) is installed on the remote Windows host.

Wireshark is a popular open source network protocol analyzer (sniffer) typically used for network troubleshooting and protocol analysis.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/about.html

https://www.wireshark.org/news/20060607.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 34112

File Name: wireshark_installed.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/9/2008

Updated: 2/6/2023

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0746