[Openvas-discuss] OpenVAS not invoking nmap - how to fix?

Alan Tu 8libra at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 22:45:23 CEST 2012


Right, 5.21 is definitely correct. Sorry, long day at the office.

On 8/8/12, Whit Blauvelt <whit at transpect.com> wrote:
> Oops. To correct my earlier report, the Ubuntu 12.04 system in my latest
> experiment is at nmap 5.21, which I assume you typo'd as 5.51, Alan.
>
> My report below of 6.01 was from looking at a _different_ 12.04 system,
> where I'd forgotten I'd installed that from source. For reasons since
> forgotten.
>
> Okay, time to really put 6.01 on the trial system ...
>
> Whit
>
> On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 04:34:13PM -0400, Alan Tu wrote:
>> For reference, I compiled nmap 6.01 from source, installed it under
>> /usr/local (not as a package, as Ubuntu 12.04 uses nmap 5.51), and
>> openvas works fine. check-openvas-setup does complain about the
>> version mismatch.
>>
>> Alan
>>
>>
>> On 8/8/12, Whit Blauvelt <whit at transpect.com> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Aug 07, 2012 at 08:08:50PM -0700, Mark LaCore wrote:
>> >> I like to use nmap SVN, but I found OpenVAS 5 likes nmap 5.50. Run
>> >> openvas-check-setup and it might tell you about that. You will
>> >> probably
>> >> have to
>> >> find the source tarball and compile it because your package manager
>> >> probably
>> >> doesn't have it.
>> >
>> > Should nmap 6.01 be good? That's what Ubuntu 12.04's at. If 5.50 is
>> > good,
>> > and SVN is good, barring a regression in between....
>



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