OpenVAS minor updates

OpenVAS stands for Open Vulnerability Assessment System and is a network security scanner with associated tools like a graphical user fontend. The core is a server component with a set of plugins to test various vulnerabilities in remote systems and applications.

OpenVAS products are Free Software under GNU GPL and a fork of Nessus (specially 2.2.x).

Current state.

  • Client:
  • OpenVAS-Client 1.0.1
  • Server components:
  • openvas-libraries 1.0.0
  • openvas-libnasl 0.9.2
  • openvas-server 0.9.2
  • openvas-plugins 0.9.1

Post scriptum

Compliance Mandates

  • 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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