Thursday, September 07, 2017

HOWTO : Install OpenVAS 9 on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

OpenVAS is an open source vulnerability scanner.

Step 1 :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mrazavi/openvas
sudo apt update

sudo apt install sqlite3
sudo apt install openvas9

* Make sure you install sqlite3 first, otherwise, the openvas9 will fail to install.

Step 2 :

To enable pdf reports:

sudo apt install texlive-latex-extra --no-install-recommends
sudo apt install texlive-fonts-recommended

To install openvas-nasl utility:

sudo apt-get install libopenvas9-dev

Step 3 :

sudo greenbone-nvt-sync
sudo greenbone-scapdata-sync
sudo greenbone-certdata-sync

Step 4 :

sudo systemctl restart openvas-scanner
sudo systemctl restart openvas-manager
sudo openvasmd --migrate (#only required when upgrading from an older version)
sudo openvasmd --rebuild --progress

Step 5 :

Default URL is https://localhost:4000
Use "admin" as username and password.

Step 6 : (Optional)

If you want to change port number, you need to :

sudo nano /etc/default/openvas-gsa
sudo systemctl restart openvas-gsa

That's all! See you.