Chocolatey Software Install Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9743


The remote host is running Chocolatey to install software.


Chocolatey is a package manager for Windows (like apt-get or yum). It was designed to be a decentralized framework for quickly installing applications and tools. It is built on the NuGet infrastructure currently using PowerShell as its focus for delivering packages from the distros to computer.


Ensure that such usage is in alignment with corporate policies and guidelines.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9743

Family: Generic

Published: 2016/11/01

Updated: 2017/01/31

Dependencies: 9742

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info