Tools Vulnerability Scanning

Vulnerability Scanner Setup

Prereq: Have a Metasploitable2 setup for scanning. OpenVAS OpenVAS is a full-featured vulnerability scanner. Its capabilities include unauthenticated testing, authenticated testing, various high level and low level Internet and industrial protocols, performance tuning for large-scale scans and a powerful internal programming language to implement any type of vulnerability test. The scanner is accompanied by a […]

Vulnerability Scanning

Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerabilities are weaknesses that may or may not be exploitable. Known vulnerabilities are categorized and referred to by their Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) number. Once you have discovered hosts and open ports, you can conduct a vulnerability scan to see if the services listening on those ports have known vulnerabilities. A vulnerability scan involves […]