Nessus Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 71458


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Nessus.


According to its version, the installation of Tenable Nessus on the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to a version of Tenable Nessus that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 71458

File Name: nessus_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2013/12/16

Modified: 2016/02/25

Dependencies: 10147

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:tenable:nessus

Required KB Items: installed_sw/nessus