OS Identification : SSL Certificates

info Nessus Plugin ID 50543


It is possible to identify the remote operating system based on an SSL certificate.


This plugin attempts to identify the operating system by examining a hard-coded SSL certificate issued by the device manufacturer.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 50543

File Name: os_fingerprint_sslcert.nasl

Version: 1.90

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 11/10/2010

Updated: 2/11/2022

Asset Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SSL/Supported