Monday, May 25, 2015

Install OpenVAS 8 in Ubuntu 14.04 using PPA

You can install OpenVAS 8 in Ubuntu 14.04 using this ppa:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mrazavi/openvas
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install openvas

You have to update openvas scripts/data after installation with the following commands:

sudo apt-get install sqlite3
sudo openvas-nvt-sync
sudo openvas-scapdata-sync
sudo openvas-certdata-sync

sudo service openvas-scanner restart
sudo service openvas-manager restart
sudo openvasmd --rebuild --progress

Login into https://localhost:443 with "admin" as username and password.

Done. Pretty easy huh?