Chocolatey Software Install Detection via NuGet

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9746

Synopsis

The remote host is running Chocolatey to install software.

Description

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.

Solution

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

See Also

https://www.chocolatey.org

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9746

File Name: 9746.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2016/11/01

Modified: 2016/11/01

Dependencies: 9744

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info