Wireshark / Ethereal Detection (Windows)

Info Nessus Plugin ID 34112


A network protocol analyzer is installed on the remote host.


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 34112

File Name: wireshark_installed.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/09/09

Updated: 2020/09/22

Dependencies: 13855

Asset Inventory: True

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0746