This is the Open Vulnerability Assessment Scanner (OpenVAS) of the Greenbone Vulnerability Management (GVM) Solution.
It is used for the Greenbone Security Manager appliances and is a full-featured scan engine that executes a continuously updated and extended feed of Network Vulnerability Tests (NVTs).
All release files are signed with
the Greenbone Community Feed integrity key.
This gpg key can be downloaded at https://www.greenbone.net/GBCommunitySigningKey.asc
and the fingerprint is
8AE4 BE42 9B60 A59B 311C 2E73 9823 FAA6 0ED1 E580.
This module can be configured, built and installed with following commands:
cmake . make install
For detailed installation requirements and instructions, please see the file
INSTALL.md. The file also contains instructions for setting up
openvas and for making the scanner available to other GVM modules.
If you are not familiar or comfortable building from source code, we recommend that you use the Greenbone Security Manager TRIAL (GSM TRIAL), a prepared virtual machine with a readily available setup. Information regarding the virtual machine is available at https://www.greenbone.net/en/testnow.
For any question on the usage of
openvas please use the Greenbone
Community Portal. If you found a problem
with the software, please create an
issue on GitHub. If you
are a Greenbone customer you may alternatively or additionally forward your
issue to the Greenbone Support Portal.
This project is maintained by Greenbone Networks GmbH.
This module is licensed under the GNU General Public License v2.0 only. Single files, however, are licensed either the GNU General Public License v2.0 only or under GNU General Public License v2.0 or later, please see the COPYING file for details.