Remote Authentication Message Check

info Nessus Plugin ID 55900


Check whether it is possible to determine if remote accounts are valid.


In order to avoid false positives, this plugin determines if the remote system accepts any kind of login. Some SSH implementations claim that a login has been accepted when it has not.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 55900

File Name: account_check.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: remote

Published: 8/18/2011

Updated: 10/4/2019

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only