Ethernet Card Manufacturer Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 35716
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The manufacturer can be identified from the Ethernet OUI.


Each ethernet MAC address starts with a 24-bit Organizationally Unique Identifier (OUI). These OUIs are registered by IEEE.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 35716

File Name: ethernet_manufacturer.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: combined

Agent: unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/19/2009

Updated: 5/13/2020

Dependencies: report_hw_macs.nasl

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