Acunetix WVS Build History

Build v6.5.20091130 - 30th November 2009

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: crash in TM_MultiRequest_Parameter_Manipulation module
  • Fixed: bug in crawler related with GetVar encoding

Build v6.5.20091124 - 24th November 2009

New:

  • New security checks of AcuSensor Technology
    • curl_exec() url is controlled by user
    • PHP preg_replace used on user input
    • PHP super-globals-overwrite
    • PHP unseriazlie used on user input
  • Other new security checks of Acunetix WVS
    • osCommerce authentication bypass
    • Apache Tomcat insecure default administrative password
    • Apache Tomcat directory traversal
    • Checks for PHP invalid data type error messages
    • Check for possible remote SWF inclusion
    • Added further checks for possible sensitive files; general tests per server
    • Added further checks for possible sensitive directories; general tests per server
    • Added a new security check for SQL injection in the authentication header (basic authentication, base64 encoded)
    • Added AlertIfTextNotFound group parameter to invert search and issue an alert if a specified text is not found

Improvements:

  • Renamed Weak password module to Authentication module since now it includes much more authentication security checks
  • Improved Cross-site scripting in URI checks to include Ruby on rails security checks
  • Improved Application errors security checks
  • Introduced 3 new setting parameters for the crawler in Settings.XML file:
    • <MaxFirstPossibleValue>262144</MaxFirstPossibleValue>
    • <MaxOtherPossibleValues>256</MaxOtherPossibleValues>
    • <MaxNumberOfPossibleValues>1000</MaxNumberOfPossibleValues>

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: false positives issued in weak password alert
  • Fixed: WSDL importer crash when importing recursive complex elements
  • Fixed: Crawler proxy request handling changed to decode the input name/value
  • Fixed Vulnerability Editor to show group parameters with default values if no VulnXML template is used
  • Changed HTTP_Anomalies to log PHP errors and save the results in a file (instead of alerts)Changed HTTP_Anomalies to log PHP errors and save the results in a file instead of alerts
  • Hidden VulnXML properties for alerts that are not using vulnxml default template in Vulnerability Editor
  • Adjusted VulnXML to reduce the number of false positives for Blind SQL injection timing tests
  • Updated CSA engine; delete the BOM characters from script sources
  • Updated URL_Helper; UrlEncode/Decode modified not to use str := str + ch and to validate hex characters after %
  • Updated File_Inputs; possible values are limited in size now

Build v6.5.20091027 -27th October 2009

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: Redirect on LoginSequenceStep was not followed correctly
  • Fix in URL Rewrite module to remove GetVars before matching rules

Build v6.5.20091012 -12th October 2009

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: Memory leak when invoking state change handler
  • Fixed: Item index for an item which has just been inserted fails in the Browserframe
  • Fixed: Error in indexing the get variables when redirecting in Session management

Build v6.5.20091005 - 5th October 2009

New:

  • Added a new check for SVN repositories

Improvements:

  • Improved MultiRequest paramenter manipulation; now using the form matcher to match parameter values
  • Improved SQL injection tests
  • Improved Application error tests

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: Links from HTML comments and other sources that are not trusted where not checked if they are from the same host as the base
  • Fixed: Login sequence not working properly with HTTP authentication
  • Fixed: MessageDlg was used in inittempfiles in console mode
  • Fixed: WinInet bug to resent the request if the server accepts client certificates
  • Fixed: Redirect from index.php to index.php was not working

Build v6.5.20090917 - 17th September 2009

New:

  • Added two new blind SQL injection tests
  • Added a new scanning profile for stored XSS only
  • Added HTTP verb tempering using POST method check

Improvements:

  • Improved appearance for compliance report by adding visual markets and several other presentation enhancements

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed temporary files access issue
  • Fixed issue where HTTP Proxy was dublicating the connection: keep-alive header
  • Fixed issue where HTTP Proxy was putting the authorization header from fake basic authentication into server request
  • Fixed a problem where credentials configured through command line where not working properly in particular situations

Build v6.5.20090813 - 13th August 2009

Improvements:

  • HTML forms settings node was renamed to Input Fields.  This node now can also be used to pre-define web services operations values.
  • New SQL Injection tests added
  • New XSS tests (unicode) added

Build v6.5.20090728 - 28th July 2009

New Features:

  • Manual Intervention module: better support for CAPTCHA and modern authentication mechanisms

Improvements:

  • Added new variants of blind SQL injection tests (now testing both AND and OR boolean operators)
  • Added new tests for SQL Injection with charset GBK/Big5
  • Added new variants for Cross site scripting

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed several issues with CSA (Client Script Analyzer) engine.

Build v6.5.20090622 - 22nd June 2009

Improvements:

  • Better cookies handling in several modules
  • Implemented exception handler in Login Sequence Recorder

Bug Fixes:

  • Handled issue when non-responsive hosts triggered download dialog

Build v6.5.20090618 - 18th June 2009

 New Features:

  • Implemented Blind SQL Injection (timing) for web services scanner
  • Implemented HTTP authentication for web services scanner

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed problem related to File Inclusion in AcuSensor Technology
  • Fixed a problem in ssl_ping network script