Mac OS X XProtect Installed

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56568


An antivirus program is installed on the remote host, but the program does not function properly.


There is a problem with the installation of the Apple XProtect application on the remote Mac OS X host - either updates are not enabled / running or its definitions are out of date.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56568

File Name: macosx_xprotect_installed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.49 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2011/10/20

Modified: 2017/09/05

Dependencies: 56567

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Antivirus/XProtect/installed, Host/MacOSX/Version