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Analyzing an OpenVAS Vulnerability Scan Report

In this lab, we will be analyzing an exported OpenVAS vulnerability scan report. We'll take a look at the report's contents and identified vulnerabilities.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Mar 18, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install Xpdf.

    1. Run the commands sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get install -y xpdf.
  2. Challenge

    Download and analyze the OpenVAS vulnerability scan report.

    1. Download the report from here.
    2. Save it in your Downloads directory.
    3. Open the PDF file and review the report and it's findings. Notice the different types of information in the report:
      • Vulnerability name
      • Severity
      • Ports
      • Summary
      • Impact
      • Resolution

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