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About OpenVAS

The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution.

The actual security scanner is accompanied with a regularly updated feed of Network Vulnerability Tests (NVTs), over 47,000 in total (as of June 2016).

All OpenVAS products are Free Software. Most components are licensed under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL).

The OpenVAS structure

Do you want to be immediately informed about new OpenVAS releases? Consider subscribing to the OpenVAS-Announcement mailing list.

Learn more about the OpenVAS components and features on the OpenVAS-Software page