Malicious Process Detection

critical Nessus Plugin ID 59275

Synopsis

Nessus detected malicious processes on the remote host.

Description

The checksum of one or more running processes on the remote Windows host matches known malware.

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MD5

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59275

File Name: wmi_malware_scan.nbin

Version: 1.292

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/12/2012

Updated: 3/4/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

CVSS Score Rationale: The detection is suspected as being malware.

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WMI/Available