Download Nessus

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Microsoft Windows

Windows XP, 2003 (no ipv6 support) (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-Win32_XP2K3.msi

Windows XP, 2003 (no ipv6 support) (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-x64_XP2K3.msi

Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, & 8 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-Win32.msi

Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, & 8 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-x64.msi

Mac OS X

Mac OS X (10.8 & 10.9):
Nessus-5.2.6.dmg.gz

Linux

Debian 6.0 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-debian6_i386.deb

Debian 6.0 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-debian6_amd64.deb

Red Hat ES 4 / CentOS 4:
Nessus-5.2.6-es4.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 5 (32 bits) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.6-es5.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 5 (64 bits) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.6-es5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat ES 6 (32 bits) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.6-es6.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 6 (64 bits) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-5.2.6-es6.x86_64.rpm

Fedora 19,20 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-fc16.i386.rpm

Fedora 19,20 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-fc16.x86_64.rpm

SuSE 10 Enterprise (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-suse10.x86_64.rpm

SuSE 11 Enterprise (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-suse11.i586.rpm

SuSE 11 Enterprise (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-suse11.x86_64.rpm

Ubuntu 9.10 / Ubuntu 10.04 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-ubuntu910_i386.deb

Ubuntu 9.10 / Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-ubuntu910_amd64.deb

Ubuntu 11.10 / Ubuntu 12.04 / Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-ubuntu1110_i386.deb

Ubuntu 11.10 / Ubuntu 12.04 / Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb

FreeBSD

FreeBSD 9 (32 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-fbsd9.tbz

FreeBSD 9 (64 bits):
Nessus-5.2.6-fbsd9-amd64.tbz

Solaris

Solaris 10 (sparc):
Nessus-5.0.3-solaris-sparc.pkg.gz

Checksums & GPG Keys

Checksums for Nessus Server binaries: MD5.asc

Tenable GPG Key (Red Hat Enterprise 6 and newer)
RPM-GPG-KEY-Tenable

Tenable GPG Key (Red Hat Enterprise 5 and older)
RPM-GPG-KEY-Tenable-1024

Note:

In order to use the Nessus® vulnerability scanner, you must download the Nessus software and subscribe to a plugins feed. View a features comparison of the different Nessus plugins feeds.

What's New in Nessus

Nessus, a versatile vulnerability, configuration, and compliance assessment solution, provides customers with new features and enhancements to improve configuration and start-up, multiple scanner control, usability, malware detection, and remediation workflow.

Key features include:

  • Multi-scanner support
  • Redesigned user interface & scan results view
  • Policy creation wizards
  • Suspicious malicious process detection
  • Post-scan email with results summary

Learn More