Tenable.sc 5.11.0 Release Notes (2019-07-29)

This release is end-of-life (EOL). Upgrade to a supported version. For information about EOL dates and policies for Tenable products, see the Tenable Software Release Lifecycle Matrix and Policy.

If you are running version or later, you can upgrade directly to version 5.11.0 If you are running a version earlier than, upgrade to version before upgrading to version 5.11.0.

Note: If your upgrade path skips versions of Tenable.sc (e.g., upgrading from to 5.11.0), Tenable recommends reviewing the release notes for all skipped versions. You may need to update your configurations because of features and functionality added in skipped versions.

You can download the update files from the Tenable.sc Downloads page.

New Features

Group Preference for Sample Content

This setting allows customers to choose whether a group will receive a default set of objects for users in the group. You can disable this option to reduce undesired content for performance and overhead concerns.

For more information, see Groups in the Tenable.sc User Guide.

VPR Sorting

You can now sort by VPR in dashboards, reports, and on the Vulnerability Analysis page.

Increased Password Security

Tenable.sc updated existing password storage logic to use a SHA512 hash and use PBKDF2 for increased security and FIPS compliance.

For more information, see Encryption Strength in the Tenable.sc User Guide.

Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Support

Tenable.sc now supports enforcing mode for the Linux kernel security module, SELinux.

For more information, see System Requirements in the Tenable.sc User Guide.

Scan ID in reports

Reports generated from scan results now include relevant scan information on the cover page.

For more information, see Report Options in the Tenable.sc User Guide.

Feed Refresh

The following audit files are now supported: F5, Acatel Lucent TiMOS devices, and NetApp 9.

For more information, see Add a Template-Based Audit File in the Tenable.sc User Guide.

Bug Fixes

Bug Fix Defect ID
Resolved several issues to reduce database locking. n/a
An issue with BeyondTrust integration 401 errors has been resolved. 00778027
Miscellaneous warnings have been cleaned up. n/a
Resolved an issue where Vulnerability Analysis view counts did not include all vulnerabilities for very large repositories. n/a
Minor fixes for log file formatting / wording. n/a
Resolved an issue where creating a scan with an incorrect date format could cause system instability. 00841517
Resolved an issue where you could not use the Event Analysis views if you installed Tenable.sc on RHEL 6. 00828770
Resolved an issue where an admin was unable to add an LDAP user when SAML is enabled. 00809428
Resolved an issue where an Organization's Accept Risk Rules and Recast Risk Rules were not being properly cleaned up when the organization was being deleted. 00806638
Resolved an issue where BeyondTrust Credentials were not being recognized by Tenable.sc. 00778027
Resolved an issue causing remote repositories to fail synchronization. 00773719
Fixed an issue where failed credentials to a given host were mitigating remote check vulnerabilities detected locally. 00765334
Resolved an issue where the Diagnostics page System Status incorrectly reported Java version 10 or later as unsupported. 00758526
Resolved an issue where Industrial Security debug information was not properly being displayed in the logs. 00761607
Resolved an issue where Tenable.sc would incorrectly parse IPv4 addresses from imported .nessus files. 00691735
Resolved an issue where Plugin Family Filters was not filtering correctly. 00692598
Resolved upgrade issues around SAML. 00834761
Resolved an issue that prevented LCE information from being queried in Analysis. 00828770
Resolved potential 500 errors when accessing alerts. 00808440

API Changelog

For more information about the API changes for this release, see the Tenable.sc API Changelog.

Filenames and MD5 Checksums

Filenames and MD5 checksums are located on the Tenable.sc Downloads page.

Tenable Integrated Product Compatibility

The following table lists the Tenable product versions tested with Tenable.sc 5.11.0:

Product Tested Version

8.5.1 and later

Log Correlation Engine 5.1.1 and later
Nessus Network Monitor 5.9.0 and later
Industrial Security 1.4.0 and later