OpenVAS project releases

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)

OpenVAS-Client (GUI for OpenVAS server and could be compared to NessusClient 1.X) Version 1.0 released.

OpenVAS (libraries, libnasl, server and plugins) Version 0.90 released.

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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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