Tenable Passive Vulnerability Scanner Unsupported Version Detection (credentialed check)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 71460


A vulnerability scanner application installed on the remote host is no longer supported.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Tenable Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS) 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 PVS that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 71460

File Name: pvs_unsupported_credentialed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2013/12/16

Modified: 2016/08/19

Dependencies: 71155, 82297, 71156, 11936

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: x-cpe:/a:tenable:pvs