WMI Anti-spyware Enumeration

Info Nessus Plugin ID 45050


It is possible to obtain the list of anti-spyware software installed on the remote Windows host.


By connecting to the remote Windows host with the supplied credentials, this plugin uses WMI to enumerate anti-spyware software installed on it.

Note that this plugin extracts this information from the 'root\securitycenter' and 'root\securitycenter2' WMI namespaces, which are only available in Windows desktop operating systems such as XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 45050

File Name: wmi_enum_antispyware.nbin

Version: 1.103

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/03/12

Updated: 2019/10/01

Dependencies: 24269

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/WMI/Available, WMI/Host/OS