Mac OS X XProtect Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 56567


The remote Mac OS X host has an antivirus application installed on it.


The remote Mac OS X host includes XProtect, an antivirus / anti- malware application from Apple included with recent releases of Snow Leopard (10.6) and later. It is used to scan files that have been downloaded from the Internet by browsers and other tools.

Note that this plugin only gathers information about the application and does not, by itself, perform any security checks or issue a report.



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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 56567

File Name: macosx_xprotect_detect.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2011/10/20

Modified: 2017/06/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version