[Openvas-discuss] Openvas-Scanner Error: Connection reset by peer

Nate Robinson nate at psc.edu
Mon Aug 14 15:12:33 CEST 2017


anyone have any ideas as to what is causing this "connection reset by peer"
error?

On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 1:53 PM, Nate Robinson <nate at psc.edu> wrote:

> Shameless self-bump
>
> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 1:57 PM, Nate Robinson <nate at psc.edu> wrote:
>
>> Greetings!
>>
>>
>> I am having an issue with my Openvas installation. Any tasks that I
>> launch from Greenbone Security's GUI will change to the state "Requested",
>> then timeout and change to 'Completed' without ever starting. I'm at my
>> wit's end and am not sure what to try next. I'm going to provide as much
>> detail as I can and beg/plead for some guidance on how to proceed :D
>>
>> -I have OpenVAS running on a Centos 7 VM
>>
>> -Here is an example of the error message in the log:
>>
>> md   main:WARNING:2017-07-26 16h36.51 EDT:2423: openvas_scanner_read:
>> Failed to read from scanner: Connection reset by peer
>>
>>
>> -I'm running these versions:
>> *Manager:*
>> OpenVAS Manager 7.0.1
>> Manager DB revision 184
>>
>> *GSAD:*
>> Greenbone Security Assistant 7.0.2
>>
>> *Scanner:*
>> OpenVAS Scanner 5.1.1
>> Most new code since 2005: (C) 2016 Greenbone Networks GmbH
>>
>>
>> -Openvas-check-setup returns "It seems like your OpenVAS-9 installation
>> is OK"
>>
>> -Redis is active and ready to receive connections at /tmp/redis.sock
>>
>>
>> -SELinux is disabled, and iptables isn't blocking loopback (locally)
>>
>>
>>
>> -Checking to see if the processes exist and are running (I'm not sure why
>> there are two instances of gsad)
>>
>> $ ps aux | grep -i openvas
>> root      2313  0.3  0.8 367720 82280 ?        SL   Jul26  10:33 openvasmd
>> root      2315  0.0  0.0 758568 10012 ?        Sl   Jul26   0:07
>> /usr/sbin/gsad --listen 0.0.0.0 --port 9392 --ssl-private-key=/var/ssl/openvas/MYHOST.key
>> --ssl-certificate=/var/ssl/openvas/20170313.MYHOST.crt --timeout 90
>> root      2316  0.0  0.0 250600  1756 ?        Sl   Jul26   0:00
>> /usr/sbin/gsad --listen 0.0.0.0 --port 9392 --ssl-private-key=/var/ssl/openvas/MYHOST.key
>> --ssl-certificate=/var/ssl/openvas/20170313.MYHOST.crt --timeout 90
>> root      5925  0.0  0.0 175356  6556 ?        SLs  13:00   0:00
>> /usr/sbin/openvassd
>>
>>
>>
>> -Here are the results of `netstat -tulpn`:
>> Active Internet connections (only servers)
>> Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address           Foreign Address         State
>>       PID/Program name
>> tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:9392            0.0.0.0:*
>> LISTEN      2315/gsad
>> tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:80              0.0.0.0:*
>> LISTEN      2316/gsad
>> tcp        0      0 0.0.0.0:22              0.0.0.0:*
>> LISTEN      1035/sshd
>> tcp        0      0 127.0.0.1:25            0.0.0.0:*
>> LISTEN      2183/master
>> tcp6       0      0 :::22                   :::*
>>  LISTEN      1035/sshd
>> tcp6       0      0 ::1:25                  :::*
>>  LISTEN      2183/master
>>
>>
>> If there is any additional information that I should provide, please let
>> me know. Like I said before, I'm at the end of my rope as far as
>> ideas/fixes go, and would greatly appreciate some insight.
>>
>>
>> FWIW: It was working previously, and only recently (~1 month ago) noticed
>> the scans were no longer functioning
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> -Nate
>>
>>
>
>
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> ---
> Nate Robinson
> 3ROX Engineer
> 412.268.9251 <(412)%20268-9251>
> nate at psc.edu
>



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Nate Robinson
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nate at psc.edu
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