Microsoft Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 72879
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote host supports IE Enhanced Security Configuration.


Nessus detects if the remote Windows host supports IE Enhanced Security Configuration (ESC) and if IE ESC features are enabled or disabled.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 72879

File Name: microsoft_ie_esc_detect.nbin

Version: 1.205

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/7/2014

Updated: 10/4/2021

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Hardware Inventory: true

OS Identification: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:ie

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated