Stuxnet Worm Detection (uncredentialed check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50658


The remote host seems to be infected by a variant of the Stuxnet worm.


The remote host seems to be infected by the Stuxnet worm. This worm has several capabilities that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote operating system.

The remote host might also be attempting to propagate the worm to third party hosts.


Update the host's antivirus and perform a full scan of the remote operating system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50658

File Name: stuxnet_detect_nocreds.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.36 $

Type: remote

Family: Backdoors

Published: 2010/11/18

Modified: 2016/11/14

Dependencies: 10150, 10394, 11011

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: SMB/not_windows