openvas-scanner - remote network security auditor - scanner

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename openvas-scanner_5.1.3-2_amd64.deb
Package name openvas-scanner
Package version 5.1.3
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/net
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 83.25 KB
Installed size 242.00 KB
The Open Vulnerability Assessment System is a modular security auditing
tool, used for testing remote systems for vulnerabilities that should be
It is made up of two parts: a scan server, and a client. The scanner/daemon,
openvassd, is in charge of the attacks, whereas the client,
OpenVAS-Client, provides an X11/GTK+ user interface.
This package provides the scanner.


Package Version Architecture Repository
openvas-scanner_5.1.3-2_i386.deb 5.1.3 i386 Ubuntu Universe
openvas-scanner - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.28
libgcrypt20 >= 1.8.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.32
libopenvas9 >= 9.0.3
lsb-base >= 3.0-6
openssl -
redis-server -


Name Value
openvas-plugins -
openvas-server -


Name Value
openvas-plugins -
openvas-server -


Type URL
Binary Package openvas-scanner_5.1.3-2_amd64.deb
Source Package openvas-scanner

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install openvas-scanner deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install openvas-scanner




2018-08-31 - Raphaël Hertzog <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Bump minimal version of libopenvas-dev to 9.0.3
2018-08-31 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Import new upstream release
* Add upstream metadata
* d/control:
- Bump Standards-Version to 4.2.1
* d/copyright:
- Replace "http" with "https" in URL
* d/changelog:
- Remove trailing whitespace
2018-07-06 - Sophie Brun <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Sophie Brun ]
* Team upload.
* Update debian/watch and debian/control with new upstream github repository
* Import new usptream release
* Update minimal required version of libopenvas-dev
[ Raphaël Hertzog ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.5.
* Drop lintian override for debian-watch-uses-insecure-uri which is no
longer needed with the move to GitHub.
2018-04-05 - Raphaël Hertzog <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.1-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Raphaël Hertzog ]
* Update team maintainer address to Debian Security Tools
* Update Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser for the move to
* Fix the path of the unix socket also for the SystemV init script
* Drop debconf support as nothing uses the data of the debconf question
* Switch to debhelper compat 11
* Drop git-dpm file as we don't use git-dpm
* Drop prerm script, it's not doing anything useful
* Configure a redis-server for openvas using systemd's multi-instance
support.  openvas-scanner.service requires redis-server@openvas.service
which will bring into life a new redis-server using our
/etc/redis/redis-openvas.conf (Closes: #863240)
* Improve sysv initscript and document its limitations in README.Debian
(Closes: #865445)
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3
[ Jonathan Landis ]
* Fix the path of the --unix-socket argument in openvas-scanner.service
(Closes: #863240)
2017-12-01 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña ]
* Add previous changelog entries from openvas-server (Closes: #873968)
[ SZ Lin (林上智) ]
* d/po: Add ru.po from Lev Lamberov (Closes: #883141)
* d/control: Bump standards version to 4.1.2
* d/control: Bump version of "debhelper" to 10
* d/compat: Bump compat version to 10
2017-06-20 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move package from experimental to sid archive
* Bump standards version to 4.0.0
2017-06-05 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.1-1~exp2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Add libgcrypt20-dev in build-depending (Closes: #864126)
* Remove libgcrypt11-dev transition package in build-depending
2017-03-21 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.1-1~exp1) experimental; urgency=medium
[ Gianfranco Costamagna ]
* Team upload.
* Add es.po from jathan (Closes: #855612, #856245)
[ SZ Lin (林上智) ]
* Add pt.po from Traduz (Closes: #858750)
* Move it to experimental archive
[ Gavin Lai ]
* Import new upstream release
2016-11-14 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
openvas-scanner (5.1.0-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* Import new upstream release
* Add German debconf templates translation (Closes: #843771)
2016-11-08 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
openvas-scanner (5.0.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix typo in zh_TW.po
* Add French debconf templates translation (Closes: #843625)
* Add lsb-base dependency

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