Friday, September 10, 2010

openvas-libraries 3.1.3 released

The OpenVAS developers are happy to announce the release of openvas-libraries 3.1.3.

It fixes primarily a significant memory leak that will improve high load performance by about 40%.

This release is recommended for anyone using OpenVAS for large scans to improve performance.

Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release: Chandrashekhar B, Matthew Mundell, Thomas Reinke(the memory leak fixes), Michael Wiegand.

Main changes compared to 3.1.1:
* Significant memory leaks are closed.
* Bug fix for handling shared file descriptors that now prevents unnecessary use of new file descriptors under certain circumstances.
* Little fix in the nasl wmi api.

The source tarball for this release is available for download from the OpenVAS website at Binary packages for major GNU/Linux distributions by third parties are expected to follow

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