[Openvas-devel] Removal of C plugins
bchandra at secpod.com
Mon Aug 10 11:51:00 CEST 2009
>* ssl_ciphers - SSL implementation missing, basic SSLv2 implementation
>in ssl_funcs.inc, but for this we need SSLv2 and SSLv3 implementation.
>Should we implement SSL in NASL or use openssl/gnutls and export useful
>f() to NASL?
I think preference should be to export useful functions from external
>Also here's something that was discovered during C plugins replacement
>- openvas NASL is missing layer 2 functions (in order to implement
>3com_hub fully in NASL, it is required to have layer 2 functions)
>- openvas NASL is missing network info functions (what mac addres, what
>subnet, what interface packet will go through, ...). It could be done
>using pread and parsing output from ifconfig/route/, but it seems clumsy
>and not portable.
Some of these functions are already there in openvas-libraries, need to
expose them through libnasl.
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