WinZip Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 78675


A file compression and decompression application installed on the remote host is no longer supported.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of WinZip on the remote Windows 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: 78675

File Name: winzip_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/10/24

Modified: 2017/01/26

Dependencies: 78673

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:winzip:winzip

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/WinZip