Wednesday, June 30, 2010

New OpenVAS 3.1 Release Candidates(rc2) released

The OpenVAS developers are happy to announce the release of the second set of release candidates for the upcoming 3.1.0 release of both openvas-scanner and openvas-libraries.

Changes compared to the 3.0.x version include NTLMSSP support, improved IPv6 support, support for uploading preference file into memory and for soft pausing of scans. The latest set of release candidates adds support for LDAP and ADS authentication, scanning virtual web hosts, syslog logging and privilege dropping among other improvements and fixes. For more information please check the CHANGES file provided with each module.

Source tarballs for the two modules are available at

Binary packages for the major GNU/Linux distributions by third parties are expected in the following weeks.

Many thanks to everybody who has made this release possible.