Git for Windows Detection

info Nessus Plugin ID 80305


A version control client is installed on the remote Windows host.


Git for Windows (also known as msysGit), a version control client, is installed on the remote Windows host.

Note: If multiple installs exist on the host for different user accounts, the user must be logged in prior to enumerating the Windows registry. Otherwise, the software installation may not appear in the report.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 80305

File Name: git_for_windows_installed.nbin

Version: 1.291

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/30/2014

Updated: 3/26/2024

Asset Inventory: true

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:git_for_windows_project:git_for_windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated