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OpenVAS – Open Source Vulnerability Scanner

The world’s most advanced Open Source vulnerability scanner

OpenVAS is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution.

The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution.

The actual security scanner is accompanied with a daily updated feed of Network Vulnerability Tests (NVTs), over 20,000 in total (as of January 2011).

All OpenVAS products are Free Software. Most components are licensed under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL).

Download Here: OPENVAS

OpenVAS for Ubuntu

you can install OpenVAS for Ubuntu via OBS

Step 1: Configure OBS Repository

 

Step 2: Quick-Install OpenVAS


Step 3: Quick-Start OpenVAS

(copy and paste whole block, during first time you will be asked to set a password for user “admin”)

Step 4: Log into OpenVAS as “admin”

Visit the official site here: http://www.openvas.org/

I started blogging around 2011 at #Ubuntupirates, #ProjectX and #pir8geek, I’m currently working as Network/Linux SysAdmin.

I’m a Linux,opensource advocate and interested in network security and InfoSec.

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