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Nessus 6.3.0 Release Notes - 3/3/2015

New Features, Improvements, Platform Support

  • Nessus Agents for Windows
  • Scan Dashboards
  • Only use responsive layout on mobile devices
  • Add the ability to disable/enable scans from the scan list
  • New Licensing Model
  • Scan multiple DB instances in single compliance scan

Bug Fixes

  • nessusmgt can crash when run with no arguments
  • Filtering plugins to disable 1 plugin disables entire family
  • Files for active SCAP components do not download from policy editor
  • Autoupdates that require soft restart don't work as expected
  • Running a diff on a scan requires edit access due to lack of ability to select scans with read only.
  • API: Creating a job with improperly formated RRULES json property causes job to become corrupt and folder inaccessible.
  • VMware compliance scans don't work from Compliance Wizard, work fine from advanced option
  • Modified time format in Scans/Policy screen is 24 hour time w/ PM indicator
  • Windows Installer does not install plugins-core, or installs it to the wrong place
  • Undefined host in /scans/XX/hosts/undefined/plugins/YY produces 404
  • Vulns list auto-scrolls back up
  • Network Port Scanner: Overriding Firewall Detection defaults from TCP will clear enabled override type from SYN, and vice versa
  • When uploading scan results, the results go into "My Scans" regardless of the folder selected.
  • Test for /nessus6-api.html#/resources/scans/launch incorrectly encodes alt_targets
  • Changing the custom host does not restart the webserver

Known Issues

  • SecurityCenter-managed Nessus 6.3 scanners currently do not have have full policy and scan capability; this will be addressed in an upcoming release. It is not advised to install or upgrade Nessus scanners managed by SecurityCenter to Nessus 6.3.

File Names & MD5 Checksums

File MD5
Nessus-6.3.0-Win32.msi 01321c1d7e315e091e26ed039abcc0ac
Nessus-6.3.0-debian6_amd64.deb 523eedc53e7353361d1a0782a313fdf0
Nessus-6.3.0-debian6_i386.deb 1ed97143feffb53d4d1bfeadc44ac68b
Nessus-6.3.0-es5.i386.rpm 9bac97cd7010d808d9f1dd25a2f98ee2
Nessus-6.3.0-es5.x86_64.rpm 69a3c16655de98d259673fd870a04cd8
Nessus-6.3.0-es6.i386.rpm 20d6a96f36c6ea16f893b4db34aa80d5
Nessus-6.3.0-es6.x86_64.rpm eaaa5607ab9af89ebb840e73db025080
Nessus-6.3.0-es7.x86_64.rpm a3921c58a43ea9e99a65a867c2574f09
Nessus-6.3.0-fbsd10-amd64.txz f753cb2d513f3d94a990ec7237e0f68f
Nessus-6.3.0-fc20.x86_64.rpm 02b17442a7f18a0d9a7d10ebf71e0a7c
Nessus-6.3.0-suse10.x86_64.rpm 275dee27a6ccc408ff7e84b88c11495e
Nessus-6.3.0-suse11.i586.rpm 647d3b2f8652b7ca97a928925f4a1a06
Nessus-6.3.0-suse11.x86_64.rpm 7c4aaf4dabd819c82e1bc7cb30115fd1
Nessus-6.3.0-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb 424e7f9ffe988f5617b9933dcf11d0f2
Nessus-6.3.0-ubuntu1110_i386.deb 7523c5449651c2ef0774e593bfe256aa
Nessus-6.3.0-ubuntu910_amd64.deb ded218f31e5490b6214484530d636352
Nessus-6.3.0-ubuntu910_i386.deb 3be72f0dd45f9a0d594ce2253639cdb0
Nessus-6.3.0-x64.msi 414c70a3c6b84caeaf101b793aa36b2b
Nessus-6.3.0.dmg.gz d44803efce3fb46cac87e04ec78cc71e
NessusAgent-6.3.0-Win32.msi 10793acbffb3bab1c6598efccdebab03
NessusAgent-6.3.0-x64.msi b400fe20a2b29f568cdfb83f1038465d

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