openvas  6.0.1
About: OpenVAS Scanner - the scanner module for the Open Vulnerability Assessment System.
  Fossies Dox: openvas-6.0.1.tar.gz  ("inofficial" and yet experimental doxygen-generated source code documentation)  

openvas Documentation

Some Fossies usage hints in advance:

  1. To see the Doxygen generated documentation please click on one of the items in the steelblue colored "quick index" bar above or use the side panel at the left which displays a hierarchical tree-like index structure and is adjustable in width.
  2. If you want to search for something by keyword rather than browse for it you can use the client side search facility (using Javascript and DHTML) that provides live searching, i.e. the search results are presented and adapted as you type in the Search input field at the top right.
  3. Doxygen doesn't incorporate all member files but just a definable subset (basically the main project source code files that are written in a supported language). So to search and browse all member files you may visit the Fossies
  4. openvas-6.0.1.tar.gz contents page and use the Fossies standard member browsing features (also with source code highlighting and additionally with optional code folding).
README.md

Greenbone Logo

OpenVAS Scanner

GitHub releases Code Documentation Coverage CircleCI

This is the Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) Scanner 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).

Installation

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-scanner 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 Community Edition, a prepared virtual machine with a readily available setup. Information regarding the virtual machine is available at https://www.greenbone.net/en/community-edition/.

Support

For any question on the usage of openvas-scanner 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.

Maintainer

This project is maintained by Greenbone Networks GmbH.

Contributing

Your contributions are highly appreciated. Please create a pull request on GitHub. Bigger changes need to be discussed with the development team via the issues section at GitHub first.

License

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.