McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux Detection and Status

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 74038


An antivirus application is installed on the remote host, but it is not working properly.


McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Linux (VSEL) is installed on the remote host. However, there is a problem with the installation; either its services are not running or its engine and/or virus definitions are out of date.


Make sure that updates are working and the associated services are running.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 74038

File Name: mcafee_vsel_installed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2014/05/16

Modified: 2017/09/05

Dependencies: 73852

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:mcafee:virusscan_enterprise

Required KB Items: Antivirus/McAfee_VSEL/installed, Antivirus/McAfee_VSEL/product_name