Cisco NX-OS Version

info Nessus Plugin ID 66696
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It is possible to obtain the NX-OS version of the remote Cisco device.


The remote host is running NX-OS, an operating system for Cisco switches.

It is possible to read the NX-OS version and Model either through SNMP or by connecting to the switch using SSH.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 66696

File Name: cisco_nxos_version.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 5/30/2013

Updated: 2/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, snmp_sysDesc.nasl, snmp_cisco_type.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:nx-os

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0555