Oracle VirtualBox Unsupported Version Detection (Mac OS X)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 92788


A virtualization application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is no longer supported.


According to its self-reported version number, the installation of Oracle VirtualBox 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 Oracle VirtualBox that is currently supported.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92788

File Name: virtualbox_unsupported_osx.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/08/08

Modified: 2017/07/19

Dependencies: 84240

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:vm_virtualbox

Required KB Items: installed_sw/VirtualBox