[Openvas-discuss] local account used for scans
bthompson at wyetechllc.com
Thu Jul 2 18:19:37 CEST 2015
I see "Failed to shake hands with peer: Could not negotiate a supported cipher
suite." and "serve_client: failed to attach client session to socket 9".
Yes, I'm doing a localhost scan, and as soon as I added the user account to the
sudoers file it started working. I'm sure it didn't relate directly to anything
functionally wrong with OpenVAS.
> On July 1, 2015 at 1:26 PM Michael Meyer <michael.meyer at greenbone.net>
> *** Brian Thompson wrote:
> > "It was not possible to login using the provided SSH credentials.
> > Hence authenticated checks are not enabled."
> Anything in the targets sshd logs about this try?
> > 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.)
> If you add the user to the sudoers file of the target, the *login* is
> A login with the same user had failed because the user was not in the
> file? I don't think that this is related to OpenVAS.
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