OS Identification and Installed Software Enumeration over SSH v2 (Using New SSH Library)

info Nessus Plugin ID 97993
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Information about the remote host can be disclosed via an authenticated session.


Nessus was able to login to the remote host using SSH or local commands and extract the list of installed packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 97993

File Name: ssh_get_info2.nasl

Version: 1.49

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 5/30/2017

Updated: 8/2/2021

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl, ssh_settings.nasl, clrtxt_proto_settings.nasl, ssh_check_compression.nasl, satellite_settings.nbin, vmware_installed_patches.nbin, vmware_installed_vibs.nbin

Vulnerability Information