Working with OpenVAS – a vulnerability scanner
OpenVAS stands for Open Vulnerability Assessment System, and is the most widespread open source solution for vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management.
OpenVAS is the scan engine used and supported as part of the Greenbone Security Solutions. The Greenbone development team has contributed significantly to the enhancement of OpenVAS since 2005.
It can be found by tracing the path BackTrack | Vulnerability Assessment | Network Assessment | Vulnerability Scanners | OpenVAS. It will be better to download the latest version of OpenVAS setup:
How to do it...
In this recipe, we will perform ...