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Nessus 5.2.5 Release Notes - 1/20/2014

This release fixes the following issues:

  • A possible deadlock occurring under certain conditions at the end of the scan (mostly exhibited by the patches_summary.nbin plugin)
  • Reduced the overall memory usage by using a different memory allocator (Linux only)
  • A memory leak in webmirror has been corrected
  • Fixes an issue occurring when scanning for IPv6 targets on the same local subnet (Linux)
  • Fixes the cross-references in the /plugins/description API
  • Switched the default plugin database to "low memory usage" (qdb_mem_usage=low) on new installations

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