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OpenVAS

Installation

Add repository

add-apt-repository ppa:mrazavi/openvas

Install

apt-get install openvas9
apt-get install sqlite3
#the following is needed for pdf reports
apt-get install texlive-latex-extra --no-install-recommends
#openvas-nasl utility
apt-get install libopenvas9-dev

finalize

greenbone-nvt-sync
greenbone-scapdata-sync
greenbone-certdata-sync
service openvas-scanner restart
service openvas-manager restart
openvasmd --rebuild --progress

Download check setup

wget https://svn.wald.intevation.org/svn/openvas/trunk/tools/openvas-check-setup --no-check-certificate

execute

chmod +x openvas-check-setup
./openvas-check-setup --v9

Configuration

Website

Edit the websites default port in the following file

/etc/default/openvas-gsa

and restart the service

service openvas-gsa restart

To set a SSL cert with LetsEncrypt, check the following link: Blackhat.pm - Tutorial GSA LetsEncrypt

Commands

Command Function
greenbone-nvt-sync update nvts
greenbone-scapdata-sync update scapdata
greenbone-certdata-sync update certdata
service openvas-scanner restart restart scanner
service openvas-manager restart restart manager
service openvas-gsa restart restart website
openvasmd --create-user <USERNAME> create a new adminuser with a random generated password

Troubleshooting

Host seems to be dead, no results:

execute the following

openvasmd --update
service openvas-manager restart
service openvas-scanner restart
linux/ubuntu/openvas.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/18 16:51 by lunetikk