WMI Windows Feature Enumeration

info Nessus Plugin ID 44871


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It is possible to enumerate Windows features using WMI.


Nessus was able to enumerate the server features of the remote host by querying the 'Win32_ServerFeature' class of the '\Root\cimv2' WMI namespace for Windows Server versions or the 'Win32_OptionalFeature' class of the '\Root\cimv2' WMI namespace for Windows Desktop versions.

Note that Features can only be enumerated for Windows 7 and later for desktop versions.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 44871

File Name: wmi_enum_server_features.nbin

Version: 1.150

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/24/2010

Updated: 9/20/2021

Dependencies: wmi_available.nbin, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/WMI/Available, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0754