Unsupported Software Detection (Windows 98)

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5204

Synopsis

The remote client appears to be running Windows 98.

Description

The remote client appears to be running Windows 98. Windows 98 is an older operating system and is no longer supported by Microsoft. In addition, there are many malware programs that use the string "Windows 98" within their headers.

Solution

Manually inspect the workstation to ensure that it is not running software which may impact the security of the entire network.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 5204

File Name: 5204.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/10/06

Modified: 2016/03/02

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_98