[Openvas-discuss] Using nikto NASL

Brandon Perry bperry.volatile at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 03:32:20 CET 2011


Perhaps being in /root openvas cannot see it. Try moving it to /opt or similar.

2011/12/8 Juan José Pavlik Salles <jjpavlik at gmail.com>:
> I tried that one too, but doesn't work either.
>
> El 8 de diciembre de 2011 23:23, Brandon Perry <bperry.volatile at gmail.com>
> escribió:
>
>> The error says it could not execute it, which doesn't always mean it
>> couldn't find it. Perhaps chmod +x your nikto.pl
>>
>> 2011/12/8 Juan José Pavlik Salles <jjpavlik at gmail.com>:
>> > Hi! i'm trying to use nikto nasl in openvas 4. The first problem was
>> > that
>> > the nikto version in the ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS repos is older than what
>> > openvas
>> > needs, so i downloaded the latest one, and added its directory to my
>> > PATH
>> > variable
>> >
>> > root at openvas:~/tools/pruebas# echo $PATH
>> >
>> > /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/root/tools/pruebas/nikto-2.1.4
>> >
>> > But my openvas reports says:
>> >
>> > Nikto could not be found in your system path.
>> > OpenVAS was unable to execute Nikto and to perform the scan you
>> > requested.
>> > Please make sure that Nikto is installed and that nikto.pl or nikto is
>> > available in the PATH variable defined for your environment.
>> >
>> > I've read nikto.nasl (the plugin), and it looks for nikto or nikto.pl
>> > executable files, i have nikto.pl file, but it seems openvas can't see
>> > it.
>> > Any clue???
>> >
>> > --
>> > Pavlik Juan José
>> >
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