Microsoft Windows AutoRuns Winsock Provider

Info Nessus Plugin ID 70630


Report Winsock providers extensions.


A Winsock provider is a type of Layered Service Provider (LSP) that can be used to control protocols by inserting itself into the TCP/IP stack. This can commonly be used to help filter web traffic, enable QoS type services, or anything to hook network traffic controls.



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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 70630

File Name: windows_autoruns_winsock_providers.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.108 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/10/25

Modified: 2018/03/21

Dependencies: 70627, 10401, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, war/setup/ran