[Openvas-devel] Dropping support for mixed authenticated and unauthenticated NVTs
Jan-Oliver.Wagner at greenbone.net
Sat Jun 9 01:03:39 CEST 2012
On Tuesday 05 June 2012 22:19:00 Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> A better approach is to run a separate openvassd in controlled environment
> to work with (partially) unauthenticated NVTs. If needed at all.
> This would also allow to reduce scanner code size / code complexity.
> And would drop hard-to-remind development rules like prefixing KB entries
> with "Secret/" to make them unreadable for unauthenticated NVTs.
I commited the change in r13561 to r13563.
The "Secret" coding is good for something else: have no passwords
written into kb files onto disk. I added this info the the NVT developer
All the best
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