Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool Installed

info Nessus Plugin ID 66424
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Synopsis

An antimalware application is installed on the remote Windows host.

Description

The Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool is installed on the remote host. This tool is an application that attempts to detect and remove known malware from Windows systems.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?47a3e94d

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/891716

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 66424

File Name: smb_mrt_installed.nasl

Version: 1.58

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/15/2013

Updated: 4/22/2020

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:malicious_software_removal_tool

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated