Friday, February 23, 2007

Nessus 3.2 beta available for testing

Tenable has released Nessus 3.1.2 for Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris which is a beta version of the upcoming Nessus 3.2.

Nessus 3.2 contains the following new features :

- Experimental IPv6 support
- Improved bandwidth throttling
- Extended nessusd.rules to add support for ports and plugins
- New command 'nessuscmd' which lets you do a quick command-line scan
- Improved NASL engine
- Easy-update : Nessus can now update its own engine by doing /opt/nessus/sbin/nessus-update

Tenable explains more about these new features in its blog entry.

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