Tenable Network Security Podcast Episode 189 - "Nessus UI v2.0 Released"
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Discussion & Highlighted Plugins
- Nessus UI v2.0 Released - Tenable recently announced a new release of the Nessus vulnerability scanner user interface (UI)! This is a major update which provides several new features and enhancements, including a redesigned UI, usability improvements to enhance scan scheduling, processing, and analysis, and policy creation wizards. Specifically, some of the new UI features include:
- Folders to store scan results: Organize scan results in customized folders, making it easy to locate specific scans and consolidate like vulnerability data.
- Sort hosts by compliance: Compliance status is integrated into your scan results, making it easy to see the compliance check pass/fail ratio and quantities for each host.
- One-click metadata access: Host, plugin, and scan information with recommendation and error notes is now easily accessible from within the scan window, putting relevant details right at your fingertips to aid with scan failure and vulnerability investigations.
- Apache mod_fcgid Module < 2.3.9 fcgid_header_bucket_read() Function Heap Buffer Overflow
- Panda AdminSecure Communications Agent < 22.214.171.124 Directory Traversal
- Puppet Enterprise < 3.1.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Novell ZENworks umaninv Information Disclosure
- EMC NetWorker 8.x < 126.96.36.199 Management Console Information Disclosure
- Apache PHP-CGI Remote Code Execution
- Oracle Secure Global Desktop Linux Installation Detection
- Oracle Secure Global Desktop Administration Console Detection
- Oracle Secure Global Desktop ttaauxserv Remote Denial of Service (credentialed check)
- Oracle Secure Global Desktop ttaauxserv Remote Denial of Service (remote check)
Passive Vulnerability Scanner
- Mozilla Thunderbird < 24.1 / 17.0.10 (ESR) Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Mozilla SeaMonkey < 2.22 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Mozilla Firefox < 25.0 / 24.1 (ESR version) / 17.0.10 (ESR version) Multiple Vulnerabilities
- ISAKMP Server Detection
- ISAKMP Client Detection
- Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) Session Setup
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- Healthcare.gov's Coming Security Crackup
- #badBIOS features explained