Wireshark Installed (Mac OS X)

info Nessus Plugin ID 84503
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A packet capture utility is installed on the remote host.


Wireshark, a packet capture utility, is installed on the remote Mac OS X host.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 84503

File Name: macosx_wireshark_installed.nbin

Version: 1.67

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 7/2/2015

Updated: 11/29/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, macosx_eval_installed.nbin

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, MacOSX/packages/sys_profiler

Reference Information

IAVT: 0001-T-0746