For anyone who loves Nessus, version 1.3.4 is out. Here is a copy of the e-mail I received from the mailing list.

These are the changes between 1.3.3 and 1.3.4

. changes by Renaud Deraison (deraison at

- Re-written the process manager for the hosts
- Lots of bugfixes in the plugins text store manager
- New port scanner "synscan" which uses the RTT of the packets to do
its job.
- Fixed several small issues in nasl and nessusd (bug fixes, code cleanup)
- Added cryptographic hashing functions in NASL
- Added the function get_kb_list() which returns the content of a KB
without forking the plugin
- Updated the manpages of nessusd and nasl

. changes by Michel Arboi (mikhail at

- Fixed scanner_get_port() when running in standalone mode
- Fixed possible uninitiliazed memory issues in libnasl
- Started to write the NASL2 reference guide (to be found in libnasl/doc/)

This release can be found at :