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.
This chapter covers Nessus’ include files ...