Oracle VirtualBox Unsupported Version Detection (Windows)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 92789


A virtualization application installed on the remote Windows host is no longer supported.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92789

File Name: virtualbox_unsupported_win.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2016/08/08

Modified: 2017/07/19

Dependencies: 40548

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/Oracle VM VirtualBox