Microsoft Windows Update Reboot Required

High Nessus Plugin ID 35453

Synopsis

The remote Windows host requires a reboot.

Description

According to entries in its registry, a reboot is required by Windows Update to complete installation of at least one update. If the pending changes are security-related, the remote host could remain vulnerable to attack until a reboot occurs.

Solution

Reboot the remote system to put pending changes into effect.

See Also

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc960241.aspx

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35453

File Name: smb_reboot_required.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/01/23

Updated: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated