WMI Antivirus Enumeration

Info Nessus Plugin ID 45051


It is possible to obtain the list of antivirus software installed on the remote Windows host.


By connecting to the remote Windows host with the supplied credentials, this plugin uses WMI to enumerate antivirus 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: 45051

File Name: wmi_enum_antivirus.nbin

Version: 1.102

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