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Nessus 6.2.0 Release Notes - 1/20/2015

New Features, Improvements, Platform Support

  • Retrieve an uploaded compliance check audit file
  • BlueCoat and Check Point compliance wizard updates
  • Add package reporting for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SuSE Linux to Altiris PM integration
  • Ability to Disable Scheduled Scans
  • Credential and Compliance search
  • Improved notifications UI
  • Nessus 6 available for i386 (32-bit) architectures
  • OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) support
  • Fedora 21 support

Bug Fixes

  • Incomplete log message when stopping a scan
  • Bug Report Generator Issues
  • Double upload requests when manually uploading files
  • Incorrect restart reason can show up in logs
  • Bogus scan range causes scanner to scan non-specified targets
  • mkdir crashes on Windows
  • Sorting after search sorts on full data set
  • Scan history is not being purged when scan is deleted
  • Mixed plugin families are not saved correctly when filtering is used
  • Modal Window hangs after deleting a subset of policies
  • Some remote scans are aborted if being started just before a reload of the manager
  • nessuscli fetch --code-in-use writes to the root directory instead of the tmp directory
  • 6.0.X won't automatically update to 6.1.2 on Windows
  • Race condition can allow scanner to set a "done" job back to "completed" and attempt re-processing
  • CentOS RPM depends on KILLALL being installed, which is not a default package in the CentOS7 minimal install
  • Multiscanner use proxy checkbox is not enabling proxy functionality with secondary scanners
  • Attachments in scan results cannot be downloaded
  • Make bug report generator help text clearer
  • Upgrading via MSI makes Nessus unable to be uninstalled or upgraded
  • FortiGate Best Pract check: Error 500 creating advanced policy in both advanced and offline config wizard
  • Various API errors reported on support forums


  • There is now one user guide for Nessus and Nessus Enterprise.

File Names & MD5 Checksums

File MD5
Nessus-6.2.0-debian6_amd64.deb 09465c65d7ed80a0853b8ebc9f2c0aa0
Nessus-6.2.0-debian6_i386.deb 65d458d0c1c7d8aad0d2b93b40a487ac
Nessus-6.2.0.dmg.gz 8e1dd9ff9212cd37771a1bdb088492ce
Nessus-6.2.0-es5.i386.rpm 20b63461c79a14e4408a8af8fe87b8c8
Nessus-6.2.0-es5.x86_64.rpm b9fcf6dc0dc23f4f652ac55a3450a340
Nessus-6.2.0-es6.i386.rpm fe14949b31c16fe22681d7125483cd50
Nessus-6.2.0-es6.x86_64.rpm 4f5c5c846b691b5198d54436ab03ca86
Nessus-6.2.0-es7.x86_64.rpm a548ef591d7040bf577d91d69e1f42cb
Nessus-6.2.0-fbsd10-amd64.txz f2c81422dcad9cda4476960ba848a86b
Nessus-6.2.0-fc20.x86_64.rpm 9c9d19d4c207254455c779c3f4a3f4dc
Nessus-6.2.0-suse10.x86_64.rpm c12d56dade0fc1224f85448a1146468f
Nessus-6.2.0-suse11.i586.rpm 2fdde2b42260fee35e776ffb1c50f8e6
Nessus-6.2.0-suse11.x86_64.rpm ac5b0b4b174e7cafc7003f2548d0a092
Nessus-6.2.0-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb d6e4740c5676ad3a78d5881b65e9a9b2
Nessus-6.2.0-ubuntu1110_i386.deb f445104c57b5662cc3a69fd72c103c2d
Nessus-6.2.0-ubuntu910_amd64.deb e162cbb3a89782157cafcd30b45e11dc
Nessus-6.2.0-ubuntu910_i386.deb 49e15b38a9b3179956642bde6c02870c
Nessus-6.2.0-Win32.msi 528478e8681fbdc6f0ddbd7a5dd7edd4
Nessus-6.2.0-x64.msi a0443fa58f719045b76955c11fe0e4cc

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