Nessus allows us to attack a wide range of vulnerabilities depending on our feed, and we will confine our list of assessing the vulnerabilities of our target to those specific to the type of information we seek to gain from the assessment. In this recipe, we will configure Nessus to find network vulnerabilities on our targets. These are vulnerabilities specific to the machines or protocols on our network.
To complete this recipe, you will need a virtual machine(s) to test against:
Let's begin the process of finding network vulnerabilities with Nessus by opening the Mozilla Firefox web