ClamAV Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9794
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote host is running ClamAV.


Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) is a free and open-source, cross-platform antivirus software toolkit able to detect various types of malicious software, including viruses. One of its main uses is on mail servers as a server-side email virus scanner. Traffic observed from this remote host indicates it is running clamAV.


Ensure that the installation runs the latest version of ClamAV and that it is updated with the latest security definitions available.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9794

Family: Web Clients

Published: 11/16/2016

Updated: 11/16/2016

Dependencies: 1735, 8314, 5266

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:cisco:clamav:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*