Tag Archives: nessus

Metasploitable 2 Vulnerability Scan Comparison

Metasploitable 2 Vulnerability Scan Comparison | For kicks, I performed authenticated vulnerability scans on the latest Metasploitable 2 release. Metasploitable 2 is a customized Ubuntu Linux image that is full of vulnerabilities to be used for pen testing as well as of course used to practice with metasploit. Scanners used: openvas 5 (open source) nessus 5.0.1 (community feed) nexpose 5.3 (community

Nikto Web Server Scanner

Nikto Web Server Scanner | Everyone knows the greatness of nmap, but another useful tool is nikto! Nikto is available in Ubuntu 10.10 multiverse, as well as in the latest Fedora. Install it as usual: sudo apt-get install nikto or yum install nikto Now, update nikto to the latest scanning vulnerabilities by issuing: sudo nikto -update Then, run nikto -h