Nessus 10.4.1 Release Notes - 2022-11-02

Note: There are known issues with using the Tenable migration tool to migrate Tenable Nessus 10.4.0 licensed scanners to Tenable Vulnerability Management. These issues will be fixed in a future patch or release. In the meantime, Tenable recommends running licensed scanners on version 10.3.1 before using the migration tool to link them to Tenable Vulnerability Management.

Security Updates

The following are security updates included in Tenable Nessus 10.4.1:

  • Updated OpenSSL to 3.0.7 to address two high-severity security vulnerabilities.

  • Updated the libexpat library to 2.5.0 to address a security vulnerability.

For more information, see the Tenable Product Security Advisory.

Bug Fixes

Bug Fix Defect ID Applies to
Increased the Tenable Nessus Manager node update payload size. 01441268 Tenable Nessus Manager

Upgrade Notes

  • Tenable Vulnerability Management FedRAMP environments support Tenable Nessus scanners version 8.x and 10.4.0 and later.

  • If you are connecting to Tenable Vulnerability Management through Tenable Nessus scanners, Tenable Nessus Agents, Tenable Web App Scanning scanners, or Tenable Nessus Network Monitors (NNM) located in mainland China, you must connect through instead of

  • You can upgrade to the latest version of Tenable Nessus from any previously supported version.
  • If your upgrade path skips versions of Tenable Nessus, Tenable recommends reviewing the release notes for all skipped versions to learn about new features and bug fixes.
  • If you want your scanners to update to the newest version before the GA date automatically, set your Tenable Nessus Update Plan to Opt in to Early Access releases.
  • If you want to update your scanners to the latest version before the GA date manually, disable automatic updates so the scanner does not automatically downgrade to the previous version.