[Openvas-discuss] idea: Contest 'Best advances for OpenVASNetwork Vulnerability Tests'

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Wed Jul 30 11:12:09 CEST 2008

On Montag, 28. Juli 2008, Jonas Andradas Arias wrote:
> If I am not mistaken (which I perfectly might), doesn't OpenVAS include a utility to "compile" C-plugins as NASL files?  Or does it only "compile" NASL scripts... I am a bit lost on that yet.

no, there is no converter for C to NASL.
There once was a "factory" for C plugins. In fact some header files. But that
was all of no help.
The way to go is writing NASL and, where helpful, extend NASL or its built-in functions.



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