Wireshark / Ethereal Detection (Windows)

info Nessus Plugin ID 34112
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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: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/9/2008

Updated: 9/22/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0746