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Tenable Network Security Releases Upgrade to Nessus 4 Vulnerability Scanner

April 15, 2010

Columbia, MD

Nessus 4.2.2 has been released today. This release contains the following fixes:


  • Proxy issues have been resolved


  • Fixed a memory leak in the NASL xmlparse() function


  • Fixed IPv6 routing when talking to a remote host (FreeBSD, Mac OS X)
  • Packet forgery was not always working on ES5 64 bits


  • Fixed the Debian /etc/rc init script
  • Upgraded OpenSSL to version 0.9.8n (Windows, Solaris)


  • Fixed a possible crash when using a badly written custom plugin
  • Fixed a possible crash when running out of BPFs on Windows


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