F-Secure Anti-Virus Detection and Status

critical Nessus Plugin ID 52668


An antivirus application is installed on the remote host, but it is not working properly.


F-Secure Anti-Virus is installed on the remote host. However, there is a problem with the installation; either its services are not running or its engine and/or virus definitions are out of date. Note that the status was obtained by querying 'polutil.exe'.


Make sure that updates are working and the associated services are running.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 52668

File Name: wmi_fsecure_av_check.nbin

Version: 1.362

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/14/2011

Updated: 4/15/2021

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, wmi_available.nbin, smb_enum_services.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Score from a more in depth analysis done by tenable

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f-secure:anti-virus

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WMI/Available