Chapter 4. Understanding the Extended Capabilities of the Nessus Environment

In This Toolbox

Some of the more advanced functions that Nessus’ include files provide allow a user to write more than just banner comparison or service detection tests; they also allow users to very easily utilize Windows’ internal functions to determine whether a certain Windows service pack or hotfix has been installed on a remote machine, or even whether a certain UNIX patch has been installed.

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