Acunetix Application Scanner Version 6.5 build 20090917 released

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) is an automated web application security testing tool that audits your web applications by checking for exploitable hacking vulnerabilities. Automated scans may be supplemented and cross-checked with the variety of manual tools to allow for comprehensive web site and web application penetration testing

An updated build for Acunetix Version 6.5 has been released with some improvements and bug fixes.

GIF - 5 kb


  • Added two new blind SQL injection tests
  • Added a new scanning profile for stored XSS only
  • Added HTTP verb tempering using POST method check


  • Improved appearance for compliance report by adding visual markets and several other presentation enhancements

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed issue where HTTP Proxy was dublicating the connection: keep-alive header
  • Fixed issue where HTTP Proxy was putting the authorization header from fake basic authentication into server request
  • Fixed a problem where credentials configured through command line where not working properly in particular situations

Post scriptum

Compliance Mandates

  • Application Scanner :

    PCI/DSS 6.3, SOX A12.4, GLBA 16 CFR 314.4(b) and (2), HIPAA 164.308(a)(1)(i), FISMA RA-5, SA-11, SI-2, ISO 27001/27002 12.6, 15.2.2

  • Vulnerability Scanner :

    PCI DSS 11.2, 6.6, SOX A13.3, GLBA 16CFR Part 314.4(c), HIPAA 164.308(a)(8), FISMA RA-5, SI-2, ISO 27001-27002 12.6, 15.2.2


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