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Tenable Announces the Release of Nessus 2.2.8

May 22, 2006

Columbia, MD

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. 

About Tenable

Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 23,000 organizations of all sizes around the globe rely on Tenable to manage and measure their modern attack surface to accurately understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable built its platform from the ground up to deeply understand assets, networks and vulnerabilities, extending this knowledge and expertise into Tenable.io™ to deliver the world’s first platform to provide live visibility into any asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and mid-sized organizations across the private and public sectors. Learn more at tenable.com.

Contact Information:

Cayla Baker
[email protected]
(443) 539-6476