[Openvas-discuss] local account used for scans
bthompson at wyetechllc.com
Wed Jul 1 17:39:22 CEST 2015
"It was not possible to login using the provided SSH credentials.
Hence authenticated checks are not enabled."
I've got my system locked down fairly tight so as a test, I added the local
account I created (openvas) to the sudoers file so that it can sudo (passwd
required), I am now able to get the more complete results and "SSH Authorization
Check" reports a successful login attempt. (NOTE: In case it matters, I'm
running OpenVAS v8 on CentOS v6.4.)
> On July 1, 2015 at 11:03 AM M"It was not possible to login using the
> provided SSH credentialsichael Meyer <michael.meyer at greenbone.net> wrote:
> *** Brian Thompson wrote:
> > Is sudo required for the account? My personal account has the ability to
> > do
> > sudo commands but the account I created does not.
> Look in the report for "SSH Authorization Check (
> 184.108.40.206.4.1.256220.127.116.11022)" and "Determine OS and list of installed
> packages via SSH login (18.104.22.168.4.1.25622.214.171.124282)".
> What did they report?
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