Chapter 3. Extensions and Custom Tests

In This Toolbox

Most of the security vulnerabilities being discovered utilize the same attack vectors. These attack vectors can be rewritten in each NASL (Nessus Attack Scripting Language) or can be written once using an include file that is referenced in different NASLs. The include files provided with the Nessus environment give an interface to protocols such as Server Message Block (SMB) and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) that are too complex to be written in a single NASL, or should not be written ...

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