[Openvas-discuss] OpenVAS and Nikto

Chandrashekhar B bchandra at secpod.com
Wed Oct 28 13:17:05 CET 2009

Hello Angelo,

> The plugin seems to work well and the report variable is 
> correctly populated.
> The results differs from what I'm expected beacuse I cannot 
> pass the same parameters that OpenVAS passes to the plugin 
> during the test phase ( -vhost parameter).
> Thanks

When you run from openvas-nasl, the KB items (http/80) are not set and
that's why -vhost option hasn't worked. But, when you launch OpenVAS
scanning, this should have worked since the plugin is working as expected.
You see no report at all specific to Nikto or the report is partial?


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