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

Note: Standard support for NNM 5.11 ended on 01/21/2022. Tenable recommends updating to NNM 5.12 or later. Otherwise, you will not be able to report issues and bugs.

Changed Functionality and Performance Enhancements

The following are changed functionality and performance enhancements included in NNM 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 NNM Snapshots:
    • Users can now drill down exclusively on SIEM events when viewing NNM 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 NNM 6.0.1:

  • Upgrade NNM 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.