Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3396
SynopsisThe remote host passes information across the network in an insecure manner.
DescriptionThe remote host is running VMWare, an application that allows users to run multiple operating systems virtually. VMWare passes the license key in plaintext across the Internet. As such, a license key was detected.
SolutionDisable automatic updates and only use encrypted sessions to update VMWare software.