BlackBerry OS and Model Detection via ActiveSync

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8216


The remote mobile device, identified as a BlackBerry, is communicating with Microsoft ActiveSync.


The BlackBerry mobile host was identified as it connected to an ActiveSync server. ActiveSync allows a mobile device to be synchronized with either a desktop PC or a server running a compatible software product, such as MS Exchange Server or Novell GroupWise, to enable services such as email or policy management. While monitoring traffic from this host, PVS was able to identify the BlackBerry device model and OS version.



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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 8216

Published: 2014/04/29

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 6517

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:blackberry:blackberry_os