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Nessus 6.5.0 Release Notes - 10/12/2015

New Features, Improvements, Platform Support

  • Agents for Ubuntu, Amazon Linux, and Debian
  • Two-factor Support in Nessus Cloud via SMS and email
  • Application Black and White Listing for Airwatch and MobileIron MDM
  • SSO for Nessus Cloud via SAML
  • Allow Nessus Cloud users to reset password from Nessus Cloud
  • Cloud Services Audit - Microsoft Azure Configuration Assessments
  • Apple Profile Manager MDM audit
  • Allow managed scanners to be linked with Nessus Cloud/Manager via command line
  • Excluded aborted/failed scans from trends
  • Add Trend Indicators to Scan Dashboards
  • Add "type" parameter to GET /scans to distinguish between agent and active scans
  • Log job name and UUID when writing scan progress logs in nessusd.messages
  • Display scan stop/start times with timezone setting of manager instead of remote scanner.
  • Brute Force: Only use credentials provided by the user added to Credentialed Patch Audit template
  • Notify user of failure if Windows Agent fails to link during install
  • Add auto update frequency option to "Software Update" in settings
  • On-demand scans default to not launching after being created

Bug Fixes

  • In Nessus 6.4.2 and 6.4.3, Agent scans opened before scan completion could hang in Remediation query
  • Plugin archives with sizes aligned to a specific byte boundary would fail to decompress
  • Corrections to UI text
  • Reduced CPU utilization for some platform configurations
  • Updated API documentation
  • Fixed error when linking to Nessus Cloud via a proxy
  • Unable to delete a large number of Historical Scan data results in certain circumstances
  • Nessus was generating an incorrect date for email.
  • Fixed problem with policy import in SecurityCenter scans taking a long time, showing up in SecurityCenter as "Resolving hostnames"
  • Nessus status not displayed correctly in preference pane on OS X when upgraded from a version prior to 6.4
  • Specifying a username of "admin" in Palo Alto credentials interfered with SSH keys

File Names & MD5 Checksums

File MD5
Nessus-6.5.0-debian6_amd64.deb 840d631d8158a07eb1a8a9c375476c29
Nessus-6.5.0-debian6_i386.deb a4b8458fcb52ba878dcb14a8d495d15a
Nessus-6.5.0.dmg.gz 34392ffbe5422b63fc302747e5eaf871
Nessus-6.5.0-es5.i386.rpm a32fa312f787dffe998c7d4ed5bc5f85
Nessus-6.5.0-es5.x86_64.rpm d48ee2afaec649e1b90734cb1d44403d
Nessus-6.5.0-es6.i386.rpm 13207e7281a3c83c1345db9b863e6da3
Nessus-6.5.0-es6.x86_64.rpm 5b3e0b7ce2783237b40fc7edb42484b9
Nessus-6.5.0-es7.x86_64.rpm 79a838b0bc7c0ab85a6c6d254b80e0aa
Nessus-6.5.0-fbsd10-amd64.txz 493e143756e11f76d53e43e465aefabe
Nessus-6.5.0-fc20.x86_64.rpm e5fc29e7348a08b6ef2cb39044e5a65e
Nessus-6.5.0-suse10.x86_64.rpm 9954ea25b08f879212f1292656e36cda
Nessus-6.5.0-suse11.i586.rpm 46fd78b86619f3ee8fc057481cd052df
Nessus-6.5.0-suse11.x86_64.rpm 62349f7f04cdac95f380da88c4a4ed45
Nessus-6.5.0-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb a7430e3f1a7ed2123960d84d36673955
Nessus-6.5.0-ubuntu1110_i386.deb aa75dbafbe3e332c022b942e943b1d84
Nessus-6.5.0-ubuntu910_amd64.deb dcb24bc15a3bf761b03909d2cde620f2
Nessus-6.5.0-ubuntu910_i386.deb 8bfcd0a30b6c53dffa04e2965962540c
Nessus-6.5.0-Win32.msi 4bd8cc71eeb5f03e98b9a0c829d353b8
Nessus-6.5.0-x64.msi 69dce77d912b02b0ddebc1537d20cc68
NessusAgent-6.5.0-amzn.x86_64.rpm 7f54161a3568f8dd369820c69bfcaef9
NessusAgent-6.5.0-debian6_amd64.deb ef5220ef929e86d77cc95cceabcd7472
NessusAgent-6.5.0-debian6_i386.deb d3e007d700d79880e94325bdfd3d29fe
NessusAgent-6.5.0.dmg.gz 3f75f802667949a42db03dab7e2b9886
NessusAgent-6.5.0-es5.i386.rpm 9752979a73012d73d426b687e693adb1
NessusAgent-6.5.0-es5.x86_64.rpm 9625fb93ca562c22ccd9a04949d745fc
NessusAgent-6.5.0-es6.i386.rpm 5544dd0e557e44872188afb8ea78293c
NessusAgent-6.5.0-es6.x86_64.rpm 9134bc9f05a69b7c450e959cae523d69
NessusAgent-6.5.0-es7.x86_64.rpm eaf3956e062cff2f714fb12e9660bbc3
NessusAgent-6.5.0-fc20.x86_64.rpm 993dae835586a976c0b13798022b70cc
NessusAgent-6.5.0-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb 68a5323253b0735a17b02ce01464bcb8
NessusAgent-6.5.0-ubuntu1110_i386.deb 50c2b34751285a2c2e3138edc0b8b4a8
NessusAgent-6.5.0-ubuntu910_amd64.deb 50c7df119b673ffd8842baad40f76927
NessusAgent-6.5.0-ubuntu910_i386.deb 7515ab8c449d645bde1f4813b9dd8587
NessusAgent-6.5.0-Win32.msi ee7576ed33a631681712ec6706b65918
NessusAgent-6.5.0-x64.msi 8788fce525a81d347b78269afb1d5527

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