Microsoft Windows 2000 Unsupported Installation Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 47709


The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Windows that is no longer supported by Microsoft.


The remote host is running Microsoft Windows 2000. This operating system version is no longer supported by Microsoft.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the operating system will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of Windows that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 47709

File Name: smb_win_2000.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: combined

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/07/13

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 11936, 10785

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000

Excluded KB Items: Host/not_windows