WinZip Unsupported (Mac OS X)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 78674


An application installed on the remote host is no longer supported.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of WinZip on the remote Mac OS X 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 WinZip that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78674

File Name: macosx_winzip_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/10/24

Modified: 2016/03/04

Dependencies: 78672

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:winzip:winzip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, installed_sw/WinZip