Sophos Anti-Virus Detection and Status (Mac OS X)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 54846


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


Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X, a commercial antivirus software package, 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is a problem with the installation; either its services are not running or its engine and/or virus definitions are out of date.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 54846

File Name: macosx_sophos_installed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.41 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2011/05/27

Modified: 2017/09/05

Dependencies: 54845

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:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus

Required KB Items: Antivirus/SophosOSX/installed