Microsoft Windows Process Information

info Nessus Plugin ID 70329
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Use WMI to obtain running process information.


Report details on the running processes on the machine.

This plugin is informative only and could be used for forensic investigation, malware detection, and to confirm that your system processes conform to your system policies.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 70329

File Name: windows_process_information.nbin

Version: 1.165

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/8/2013

Updated: 1/18/2022

Dependencies: wmi_ntfs_drives.nbin

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/WMI/Available, WMI/Host/NonNetworkDriveWithFS