[openvas-discuss] SPI Project Description
jan at intevation.de
Wed Nov 23 03:55:03 CET 2005
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 04:24:39PM -0500, Robert Berkowitz wrote:
> On 11/22/05, Jan-Oliver Wagner <jan at intevation.de> wrote:
> > this text is misleading.
> > The latest release of Nessus was 2.2.6, the fork was based on 2.2.5
> > Very likely there will follow 2.2.7 or eventually 2.4.0,
> > all under GNU GPL.
> I agree. How does this sound?
well, I think it would be a good plan to consider any changes
to Nessus 2.X and port them to OpenVAS for as long as it makes
Perhaps this cooperative attitude could be integrated into the
> "OpenVAS (OpenSource Vulnerability Assesment Scanner) is a GPL fork of
> the Nessus security scanner currently controlled by Tenable Network
> Security. OpenVAS provides a totally open licensed, freely
> distributable scanning engine as well as a complete library of plugins
> and tests which will scan for particular vulnerabilities. Starting
> from Nessus version 2.2.5 which was released under a GPL license
> OpenVAS will continue to develop and refine the underlying engine as
> well as expand the plugin script library and functionality"
Jan-Oliver Wagner: www.intevation.de/~jan | GISpatcher: www.gispatcher.de
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