Nessus Network Monitor 6.0.1 - Release Notes - 2022-05-09

Note: Standard support for Tenable Nessus Network Monitor 5.12 ended on 09/30/2022. Tenable recommends updating to Tenable Nessus Network Monitor 5.13.1 or later. Otherwise, you will not be able to report issues and bugs. Users that connect to Tenable Vulnerability Management using a web proxy need to upgrade to Tenable Nessus Network Monitor 6.1.1.

Changed Functionality and Performance Enhancements

The following are changed functionality and performance enhancements included in Tenable Nessus Network Monitor 6.0.1:

  • Enhanced Trending Charts:
    • Trending charts and SIEM events can now show trends in days and weeks depending on the sample time defined by the user. Users can change the default sample time of one minute up to an hour, extending the time to weeks to spot long-term trends.

  • SIEM Analysis for Tenable Nessus Network Monitor Snapshots:
    • Users can now drill down exclusively on SIEM events when viewing Tenable Nessus Network Monitor snapshots.

  • Enhanced Security for SIEM Integration:

    • The passwords used to connect to an external SIEM solution are now encrypted in the Nessus Network Monitor Database, keeping them secret to users.

For more information about the features and functionality supported in this release, see the Nessus Network Monitor 6.0.x User Guide and the Nessus Network Monitor Deployment Guide.

Security Updates

The following are security updates included in Tenable Nessus Network Monitor 6.0.1:

  • Upgrade Tenable Nessus Network Monitor to openssl 1.1.1n

  • Encrypt passwords to SIEM servers

  • jQuery UI 1.13.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (XSS) - NNM

  • NNM6 has insecure RPATH

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Supported Platforms

Support is available for the following platforms:

  • RH7/CentOS7, version 7.9 (64-bit)

  • RH8/CentOS8, versions 8.2-8.5 (64-bit)

  • MacOS 10.9-10.13 (64-bit)

  • Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 and Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 (64-bit)

Note: This is the final release with support for Microsoft Windows 7/8 and Windows Server 2008.