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Nessus 6.8.0 Release Notes - 7/19/2016

New Features

  • Nessus 6.8 includes support for CVSSv3

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Support for privilege escalation with CyberArk credentials
  • Increase file import size beyond 4GB
  • Add support for eu-central-1 to AWS cloud audit credentials
  • Add support for Yara rules to filesystem malware scanning on Windows
  • API docs won't load when trailing slash added to URL
  • Uninstall doesn't remove Nessus entries in Start menu on Windows 10
  • Agent scans with no results failed to import
  • Nessus Certificate information does not contain correct CN (Appliance)
  • Imported Nessus DB Scan names have some characters converted to entities
  • Prevent policies from being imported via /scans/import
  • References to "invalid indexes to hash table"
  • nessusd.dump files grows very quickly and may exhaust disk
  • Nessus does not properly clean up temporary plugin db files
  • Fixed issue with mutex access in logging
  • Linking Managed scanners with the same name removes the first scanner
  • Update libexpat to 2.2.1 to cover CVE-2016-0718 (Security Advisory)
  • Report download should return an error if the report is still being generated
  • Results from reverse DNS lookup would overwrite target name if the two were different
  • Payload size in the web server log incorrectly reported; for example: -1.
  • Plugin 12053 (Host Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) Resolution) claims non-FQDN hostname is an FQDN
  • XSS in scan policy drop-down (Security Advisory)
  • XSS risk when linking remote scanners in Nessus Manager (Security Advisory)
  • Add support in rules processing for hostnames
  • Malware policy does not work correctly when using a known bad hash text file
  • XSS in User Group name (Security Advisory)

File Names & MD5 Checksums

File MD5
Nessus-6.8.0-debian6_amd64.deb 04a4f1b605fe85c6407dbc9c1b2ef714
Nessus-6.8.0-debian6_i386.deb 557bc7c9e6ea88d104cab14b0a3b4cf3
Nessus-6.8.0.dmg 11f9f76b86839f8eb899391008af3d4f
Nessus-6.8.0-es5.i386.rpm 45144f12b3cfa636ec29b97bec358705
Nessus-6.8.0-es5.x86_64.rpm 00af63deb00888d056d6a6beb5c0f332
Nessus-6.8.0-es6.i386.rpm 148c0eef3e69ad91b1203ca271d5cf0f
Nessus-6.8.0-es6.x86_64.rpm 0a7bd3986c018690d97d0247562b1c4c
Nessus-6.8.0-es7.x86_64.rpm 2a04fd7b21443f93c17cd3058aa1119f
Nessus-6.8.0-fbsd10-amd64.txz ce38b62f79202067ec7f81dfecde2dd4
Nessus-6.8.0-fc20.x86_64.rpm 4106308f11c6b56f05932ee7bf9e71e1
Nessus-6.8.0-suse10.x86_64.rpm f9e7c413f28458e758209578ac08fb66
Nessus-6.8.0-suse11.i586.rpm e7b3f1b848894e337b39a0b53f4829e9
Nessus-6.8.0-suse11.x86_64.rpm b97d1b5c78ab68e38d570e3634ee0b3f
Nessus-6.8.0-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb b856067d3468f816956c8a188aa0a2f1
Nessus-6.8.0-ubuntu1110_i386.deb c18f563d455baebd52a4d0d41194dd22
Nessus-6.8.0-ubuntu910_amd64.deb 50fe1fae9a6bab2887fc69924e0219c6
Nessus-6.8.0-ubuntu910_i386.deb 47ad8f0740d67bc15cb0d8896d832d6d
Nessus-6.8.0-Win32.msi e9eff5f4aeee99d4b76bc17c3eb53618
Nessus-6.8.0-x64.msi 499adeee156377ddb63c7a61ee5e927e
NessusAgent-6.8.0-amzn.x86_64.rpm 5fb123d673ccb66157a5594bd756d6eb
NessusAgent-6.8.0-debian6_amd64.deb 4a7bc966810fe77d0128eae9131b44f1
NessusAgent-6.8.0-debian6_i386.deb 7f57d971ed0493fd26345a0c9aa4035f
NessusAgent-6.8.0.dmg 3d887e66610eb334f79fcf3127c8c41f
NessusAgent-6.8.0-es5.i386.rpm f2ea81875be466850bbfc5948ca31cf7
NessusAgent-6.8.0-es5.x86_64.rpm d5987727254dc7b673686f3bf9cc4bdb
NessusAgent-6.8.0-es6.i386.rpm 76bddb390e61d1361511e6a6ed9fbec5
NessusAgent-6.8.0-es6.x86_64.rpm e8ca59176d366ea58c2053d6b45e194e
NessusAgent-6.8.0-es7.x86_64.rpm 089ced49d5cc6972bbdcd805f0882263
NessusAgent-6.8.0-fc20.x86_64.rpm e8abb60eec745de1712b3b377c4407ae
NessusAgent-6.8.0-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb 41d5e8bd25d54b00cb0d35bc9a0e472e
NessusAgent-6.8.0-ubuntu1110_i386.deb 775543f35365c86294850f39c36b2913
NessusAgent-6.8.0-ubuntu910_amd64.deb 403b59086abec0d3ff9966fe9b791757
NessusAgent-6.8.0-ubuntu910_i386.deb 6c098a300e043ebb96e749e1bc9e2618
NessusAgent-6.8.0-Win32.msi c917edf9f40919639f42573e5aa0ccc9
NessusAgent-6.8.0-x64.msi 3f9bdf7b2f7eaf48a0b565506a6a28b7

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