PuTTY Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 57364
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A Telnet / SSH client is installed on the remote host.


The remote host has an installation of PuTTY, which is a suite of tools for remote console access and file transfer.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 57364

File Name: putty_installed.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/21/2011

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:simon_tatham:putty

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated