• Exclude IP addresses from scan

    Hi,   I'm fairly new to using Nessus and can't seem to find the answer. I need to be able to exclude a few single IP addresses from a range. I'm using Nessus Professional 6.10.4(#89). Is this possible?   &n...
    nickc
    last modified by nickc
  • Windows patch check failed

    I have had a problem the last few times this scan has ran. Before this last time it would just say scan crashed. Today I got this error.   Error DetailsScan progress process terminated abnormally with error stat...
    donniewu
    last modified by donniewu
  • Results from Audit File

    Thank you Chad Streck for the following audit file. I am not getting any results when uploaded to a scan. Scan ran against server with detect date of 2/15/2015: check_type: "Windows" version:"2"> <group_polic...
    bfeltus
    last modified by bfeltus
  • Plugin 97061 False Positive

    The recent Nagios security update provided by Redhat and announced in RHSA-2017:0259 is not applicable in this case. Although a similar package name is used, the Nagios package was obtained from the EPEL repository an...
    user1234
    last modified by user1234
  • Rotate logs for Nessus Scanner?

    Hi,   I recently had an issue with a Nessus scanner with little HD (30Gb).  the folder /opt/nessus/var/nesssus/log was taken all the space and the scanner was not working at all.   I just deleted the ...
    jacortijo
    last modified by jacortijo
  • Cisco WebEx for Firefox RCE Help

    This vulnerability keeps showing for the host even though the Firefox extension has been uninstalled, and Cisco WebEx Meetings was uninstalled from Programs and features as well. I've checked and these files do not ex...
    naruto
    last modified by naruto
  • MS17-008  Microsoft Hyper-V (97745)

    So this plugin flags pretty much any Windows box that hasn't been updated yet when only a small portion that have Hyper-V installed are affected.  Are there any plans to update this plugin to include HyperV detec...
    adiaz1337
    last modified by adiaz1337
  • Auditing Multiple Database with Nessus in Single Scan

    What is the intention of the scan to check to see if the SIDs are equal to (orcl, oracle, oracl, oradb, test, iasdb) on a production database?  The listener.log file contains TNS-12505: TNS:listener does not curr...
    kmmcfaul
    last modified by kmmcfaul
  • Nessus cannot normal upgrade

    After the nessus installation, network to connect, can't automatically download plug-in, under the command line upgrade failed download.How to do?
    ceshibug
    last modified by ceshibug
  • XSS & click jacking is covered by which policy ?

    Click jacking( Nessus Plugin ID: 85582) and  Cross site Scripting (Nessus Plugin ID: 10815) is available but would like to know under which policy contains those plugins ?
  • How to check Hostname by an audit file scan?

    How to check Hostname (PC Name) by an audit file scan in Nessus?
    pratikkayastha
    last modified by pratikkayastha
  • Does Nessus support the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository?

    There is a popular community-driven repository known as EPEL. I could like to know if Nessus supports this repository. For example, let's say I install package XYZ on my CentOS 7 box, from the EPEL repository since pa...
    pitrepan
    last modified by pitrepan
  • RSA Archer Integration and consolidating solutions

    We are currently implementing Archer with the Public Sector use case and importing vulnerability scans from Nessus via csv file.  The main issue we are having is with correlating multiple vulnerabilities with a s...
    lebrodt
    created by lebrodt
  • How can we check the settings for the Dump File Creation by audit file?

    How can we check the settings for the Dump File Creation by audit file? 1) Process to Disable the dump file by going to the Charms Bar -> Settings ->Control Panel > System and Security> System> Advan...
    pratikkayastha
    last modified by pratikkayastha
  • Plugin 10079 doesn’t work with given credential.

    Hello all.   I hava a quiestion about Plugin ID 10079 “Anonymous FTP Enabled”. I found that plugin can't detect vulnerability when “Only use credentials provided by the user” check is en...
    tomson
    created by tomson
  • Running Audit Files Against Targets That Don't Support Them?

    If a CIS IIS audit file is run against a system that doesn't have IIS installed will the scan waste time running the compliance check anyways or will it use data from other parts of the scan to determine that the host...
    scantw
    last modified by scantw
  • How to Ensure that folders are not shared with everyone permission with the help of audit file in nessus scan?

    How to Ensure that folders are not shared with everyone permission with the help of audit file in Nessus scan?   Go to Start -> click Desktop Icon -> Win key+ E > Computer->Manage->Shared Folders
    pratikkayastha
    last modified by pratikkayastha
  • Unable to Scan with Local Admin

    We typically scan using Domain admin credentials, but on one particular system we want to use the local admin account that has been renamed.  I can remote into the system using the account, the policy has the set...
    cronjob
    last modified by cronjob
  • How to check the Virtual Memory settings by an audit file?

    How to check the Virtual Memory settings by an audit file? The compliance scan should show the results to ensure that the virtual memory is adequately configured for the best performance to avoid unwanted system crash...
    pratikkayastha
    last modified by pratikkayastha
  • How to check that  "System Files SHOULD be stored on a separate partition from User and Data files" by audit file?

    How to check that  "System Files SHOULD be stored on a separate partition from User and Data files" by audit file? We come across various application where the (Files and Folders) System Files that are used by s...
    pratikkayastha
    last modified by pratikkayastha