[Openvas-devel] branching openvas-libraries 3.1 ?

Jan-Oliver Wagner Jan-Oliver.Wagner at greenbone.net
Tue May 11 09:24:47 CEST 2010


since no feedback arrived so far, same question with better subject...

On Freitag, 7. Mai 2010, Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> SecPod and Greenbone have taken care for establishing
> a NTLMSSP support for OpenVAS.
> This change is comprehensive. It adds a number of files from old
> (ie. GPLv2+) Samba code to nasl library, adds some NASL API commands
> and on the NVT side obviously and primarily changes the smb_nt.inc.
> What I would like to have feedback about is what we should do about
> openvas-libraries release. Trunk, compared to the latest release
> has already IPv6 forgery added, lots of generic stuff inherited from
> openvas-manager and openvas-administrator and various other small changes.
> If we add ntlmssp support, the jump from 3.0.5 to 3.0.6 would be significant.
> I don't have a problem with this because its only new stuff, not changes.
> But at least we would need a 3.0.6rc1 to have a broad testing.
> Or, alternatively, we may decide to go to a 3.1.0rc1 ...
> Please send your ideas, concerns, applause etc.!
> Whats clear is that we should not delay the ntlmssp support. Many
> users out there are waiting for this feature to scan Vista and other newer
> Windows systems.



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