Microsoft Windows USB Device Usage Report

info Nessus Plugin ID 35730
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It was possible to get a list of USB devices that may have been connected to the remote system in the past.


Using the supplied credentials, this plugin enumerates USB devices that have been connected to the remote Windows host in the past.


Make sure that the use of USB drives is in accordance with your organization's security policy.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 35730

File Name: smb_enum_historic_usb_device_usage.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/24/2009

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, smb_reg_service_pack.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated