Symantec pcAnywhere Unsupported

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57859


The remote host has an unsupported version of a remote access application installed.


According to its version, the installation of Symantec pcAnywhere on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of pcAnywhere that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57859

File Name: symantec_pcanywhere_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/02/08

Modified: 2015/12/07

Dependencies: 57795

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:symantec:pcanywhere

Required KB Items: SMB/Symantec pcAnywhere/Path, SMB/Symantec pcAnywhere/Version