Microsoft Azure Instance Metadata Enumeration (Windows)

info Nessus Plugin ID 99172
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The remote host is a Microsoft Azure instance for which metadata could be retrieved.


The remote host is a Microsoft Azure instance. Nessus was able to use the metadata API to collect information about the system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 99172

File Name: enumerate_ms_azure_vm_win.nbin

Version: 1.161

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/3/2017

Updated: 1/18/2022

Dependencies: wmi_available.nbin, smb_hotfixes.nasl, smb_enum_services.nasl

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:microsoft:azure

Excluded KB Items: SMB/not_windows