Malicious File Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88961

Synopsis

Nessus detected malicious files on the remote host.

Description

The checksum of one or more files on the remote Windows host matches known malware.

Note that Nessus has only scanned files with the following extensions :

.application, .asp, .bat, .chm, .class, .cmd, .com, .cp, .csh, .dl, .doc, .docx, .drv, .exe, .gadget, .hta, .inf, .ins, .inx, .isu, .jar, .job, .jpeg, .jpg, .js, .jse, .jse, .jsp, .lnk, .msc, .msi, .msp, .mst, .paf, .pdf, .php, .pif, .ppt, .pptx, .ps1, .ps1xm, .ps2, .ps2xm, .psc1, .psc2, .reg, .rgs, .scf, .scr, .sct, .shb, .shs, .swf, .sys, .u3p, .vb, .vbe, .vbs, .vbscript, .ws, .wsf, .xls, .xls

Solution

n/a

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MD5

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88961

File Name: wmi_malware_scan_filescan.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.58 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2016/04/11

Modified: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 59275

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSSv3

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

Required KB Items: malscan/enabled