Acunetix WVS v6.5 build 20100210 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.

GIF - 5 kb

New Security Check:

  • Test for Cross Site Scripting in the Referrer header

Improvement:

  • Acunetix Firefox extension now supports latest Firefox release

Bug Fixes:

  • Crawler: Html decode form inputs before usage
  • Fixed an infinite recursion when crawler reported an external link from the same host but on a different port
  • Fixed an issue with the crawler with parsing robots.txt file
  • Web Services scanner: Fixed parsing of WSDL files with attributes

How to upgrade: On starting up Acunetix WVS, a pop up window will automatically notify you that a more recent build is available for download. To download the latest build, navigate to General > Program Updates node in the Tools explorer, and click on Download and Install new build.

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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