Conficker Worm Detection (uncredentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 36036


The remote host seems to be infected by a variant of the Conficker worm.


The remote host seems to be infected by the Conficker worm. This worm has several capabilities which allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote operating system. The remote host might also be attempting to propagate the worm to third party hosts.


Update your Antivirus and perform a full scan of the remote operating system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 36036

File Name: conficker_detect.nasl

Version: 3.14

Type: local

Family: Backdoors

Published: 3/29/2009

Updated: 11/25/2019

Asset Inventory: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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