Microsoft .NET Framework Unsupported

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72704


An unsupported software framework is installed on the remote Windows host.


According to its self-reported version number, there is at least one version of Microsoft .NET Framework installed on the remote Windows host that 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 the Microsoft .NET Framework that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72704

File Name: dot_net_framework_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/02/26

Modified: 2017/05/26

Dependencies: 51351

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_framework

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Microsoft .NET Framework