May 22, 2006
Nessus 2.2.8 has been released today. This version fixes the following problems:
- nessusd crashing in the middle of a scan due to a one byte memory overwrite issue
- plugins of type ACT_INIT and ACT_SETTINGS would not always be enabled
- nasl using huge amounts of memory when executing a script misusing the 'split()' function
This version also contains an updated set of plugins from Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 24,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver Tenable.io®, the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include 53 percent of the Fortune 500, 29 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.