Nessusd problems on Ubuntu
- From: Anthropic Aorta <aa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 08:22:27 GMT
I installed the debian package for version 3 of nessus on Ubuntu 5.1
(running vanilla kernel 220.127.116.11). After updating the plugins when I
attempt to start nessusd this happens:
# /opt/nessus/sbin/nessusd -
nessusd (Nessus) 3.0.0. for Linux
(C) 2005 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Processing the Nessus plugins...
[#### ]Malformed file -
NASL binary storage : dbput(smb_lanman_browse_list.nasl) failed -- Bad
NASL binary storage : dbput(hpux_PHSS_28682.nasl) failed -- Bad address
NASL binary storage : dbput(ircxpro_default_admin_password.nasl) failed
-- Bad address
NASL binary storage : dbput(cfinger_search.nasl) failed -- Bad address
Any idea what's going on here? I've tried re-installing nessus to no avail.
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