Nessus v4.2.2 released

Nessus is the world’s most popular vulnerability scanner used in over 75,000 organizations world-wide. Many of the world’s largest organizations are realizing significant cost savings by using Nessus to audit business-critical enterprise devices and applications.

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This release contains the following fixes:

Nessus-fetch:

  • Proxy issues have been resolved

NASL:

  • Fixed a memory leak in the NASL xmlparse() function

Networking:

  • Fixed IPv6 routing when talking to a remote host (FreeBSD, Mac OS X)
  • Packet forgery was not always working on ES5 64 bits

Packaging:

  • Fixed the Debian /etc/rc init script
  • Upgraded OpenSSL to version 0.9.8n (Windows, Solaris)

Stability:

  • Fixed a possible crash when using a badly written custom plugin
  • Fixed a possible crash when running out of BPFs on Windows More Information

Post scriptum

Compliance Mandates

  • Vulnerability Management :

    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

  • 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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