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Passive Vulnerability Scanner 4.0.3 Release Notes - 6/12/2014

Note: Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS) is now known as Nessus Network Monitor (NNM).

This version of PVS upgrades OpenSSL to 1.0.0m to address SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224).

Upgrade Notes

  • PVS 4.0 will automatically import configuration from pvs.conf and pvs-proxy.conf into a database. More details are available in the PVS 4.0 User Guide.
  • Copy the existing PVS license key file from the existing PVS to the workstation the initial setup will be completed from as the key will be requested during completion of the setup wizard
  • PVS 4.0 is compatible with SecurityCenter 4.6 and later.

Stop the PVS daemon before performing the upgrade:
# /etc/init.d/pvs stop

The command syntax for an RPM upgrade is as follows:
# rpm -Uvh [RPM Package File Name]

Supported Platforms

Support is available for the following platforms:

  • Red Hat Linux ES 5 / CentOS 5 32/64-bit
  • Red Hat Linux ES 6 / CentOS 6 32/64-bit
  • Mac OS X 10.8 and 10.9 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, Server 2008, and Server 2012 32/64-bit

The Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable package is a prerequisite that needs to be installed on Windows before installing PVS. Refer to the documentation for more information.

File Names & MD5 Checksums

File MD5
pvs-4.0.3-es5.i386.rpm 4ada80893dbe51d65f12231ab025f145
pvs-4.0.3-es5.x86_64.rpm a6f9b1cc7c4ce29b48b1d1a1e593e4a6
pvs-4.0.3-es6.i686.rpm 3300f2a74750ab1f7c3fe29910d24975
pvs-4.0.3-es6.x86_64.rpm 5980cda1958ed8e9507b74aefd23e2fc
pvs-4.0.3-i386.exe 9b53139d6542e893fc5464819bb64dc5
pvs-4.0.3-x64.exe 73e877ba0a83cffa6c5ce56aac2607fc
pvs-4.0.3-osx.dmg 7d7cc3679a00ea67a79a742c90361f52

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