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Tenable Appliance 2.4.0 Release Notes - 1/28/2013

The following list describes significant changes that are included in the Tenable Appliance version 2.4.0, as well as any known issues and notes for upgrading. A PDF file of these release notes is also available here.

Currently Nessus, SecurityCenter, and PVS applications are supported on the appliance with LCE to be added in the future.

Introduction

Please obtain and read the Tenable Appliance 2.4 Guide for complete installation or upgrade instructions. The newest version of this document is available at http://static.tenable.com/prod_docs/Tenable_Appliance_2.4_Guide.pdf.

Obtaining the Image

The Tenable Virtual Appliance image is available for VMware Player, VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion, and VMware vSphere (http://vmware.com) and may be downloaded from the Tenable Support Portal located at https://support.tenable.com/support-center.

File Names & MD5 Checksums

The Tenable VMware image for VMware Player, VMware Workstation, and VMware Fusion is provided as a .zip archive with a filename in the following format:

File MD5
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-0-vmw-64.zip 43165f4ba0d5db9ce184646c7e80d2bd
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-0-vmw-32.zip 174c041d319f30c5cdb238372c22431f

The VMware ESX vSphere image is provided as a .zip archive with a filename in the following format:

File MD5
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-0-esx-32.zip 9e6f75dab04d03d6c24ff80875ced5b9
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-0-esx-64.zip c93e8c29584349d6d506ffe991804299

Related Documentation

The documents listed below are available for download from the Tenable Support Portal:

  • Tenable Appliance 2.4 Guide
  • Series 100 Quick Start Guide
  • Series 200 Quick Start Guide
  • Tenable Appliance Software License Agreement

New Features Added

  • Nessus upgraded to 5.0.2
  • SecurityCenter upgraded to 4.6.0.1
  • PVS upgraded to 3.8.0 with Hotfix1
  • Support added for IPv6
  • Issues with adding and removing virtual networking interfaces have been corrected
  • Added 'Backup' top-level navigation entry
  • Improved support for restoration of large backup files
  • Added support to allow limited SNMP monitoring of core appliance information
  • Support for "sanitized" support reports where available
  • Added a boot entry to run filesystem check and recovery process
  • Updated the SSL ciphers used by Appliance Management interface

Tenable Appliance 2.4.0 Update 0

Users of the VM and Hardware Appliance version 2.2.0-update1 and higher can upgrade to 2.4.0 by applying the TenableAppliance 2.4.0 Update 0 package. It is recommended that users applying this update upgrade their VM to 2GB of ram or more.

File Names & MD5 Checksums:

File MD5
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-update0-32.tar.gz 4d13b717c2d5b05c14e5644b01a56735
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-update0-64.tar.gz e38216a842cf9d7b2ae5f0b4ed63fc4b

Tenable Appliance 2.4.0 Update Nessus 5.0.3 - 3/4/2013

This update will upgrade the Nessus application included with Tenable Appliance version 2.4.0 (and only that version) to Nessus 5.0.3.

Prior to installation, it is recommended a full backup of the appliance is made.

File Names & MD5 Checksums:

File MD5
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-updateN503-32.tar.gz a5f11738d5c6074610a709c3b56f4d7a
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-updateN503-64.tar.gz d14dcbfc6de3b7122c49376b743890aa

Tenable Appliance 2.4.0 Update SecurityCenter 4.6.2.1 - 3/11/2013

This update will upgrade the SecurityCenter application included with Tenable Appliance version 2.4.0 (and only that version) to SecurityCenter 4.6.2.1.

Prior to installation, it is recommended a full backup of the appliance is made.

File Names & MD5 Checksums:

File MD5
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-updateSC4621-32.tar.gz 4f688956e3cf33a144d46b7df9288f4d
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-updateSC4621-64.tar.gz 3e938353b71e8cb1885afcd401fb1076

Tenable Appliance 2.4.0 Update PVS 3.8.1 - 3/18/2013

This update will upgrade the PVS application included with Tenable Appliance version 2.4.0 (and only that version) to PVS 3.8.1.

Prior to installation, it is recommended a full backup of the appliance is made.

File Names & MD5 Checksums:

File MD5
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-updatePVS381-32.tar.gz 6e5ef4d39e87c2a9438ed0d0a14deb72
TenableAppliance-2.4.0-updatePVS381-64.tar.gz 204925bc1f031c6eca258651ac109672

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