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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 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 more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 20 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.

Contact Information:

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