[Openvas-discuss] OpenVAS tested against Nessus and Nexpose

peter@hackertarget.com hackertarget.admin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 15:31:51 CEST 2012

Yes each of the 15 vulnerabilities from the sample set are
exploitable. These were then identified in the reports.

If you mean did I verify every vulnerability listed in the full
reports. No I did not go through every identified vulnerability to
find false positives and false negatives.


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On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:20 PM, Geoff Galitz <geoff at galitz.org> wrote:
> I'm just curious, did you verify if each vulnerability found was genuine
> or a false positive?
> -G
>> Hi List,
>> I have published the results of a test I performed with OpenVAS,
>> Nessus and Nexpose against the Metasploitable virtual machine.
>> Metasploitable is a test machine made by Rapid7 with many security
>> vulnerabilities present.
>> ....
> ------------------------------
> Geoff Galitz
> http://www.galitz.org

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