Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition Unsupported Version Detection

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 96046


The remote host contains an unsupported version of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Small Business Edition.


According to its self-reported version, the installation of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) on the remote 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.


Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Small Business Edition has been discontinued. Upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96046

File Name: symantec_endpoint_prot_client_unsupported.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2016/12/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 21725

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


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

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:endpoint_protection

Required KB Items: Antivirus/SAVCE/version