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Optional nessus packages

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(Last modified: 17JUN2004)


solutions Optional nessus packages SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (089cf43eaa9d2c70b274a6237ed492c3)

Applies to

Package: nessus-core
nessus-libraries
libnasl
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-9044
Release: 20040617
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Adding nessus as new package to RC1.

Contraindications

None.

Description

Nessus is a powerful security scanner. The scanner consists of a daemon
nessusd to be started on a machine close to the one to be tested and a
graphical frontend nessus, which can be run on a different machine and
connect to this daemon. You can do various security checks (currently
more than 900) then and get a report of possible weaknesses or
vulnerabilities which were found on the target host.
Installation

Installation notes

Nessus is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh nessus-core.rpm nessus-libraries.rpm libnasl.rpm

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