Acunetix v10.5 adds support for Joomla! Drupal and CVSS3.0

A new version of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanners v10.5 has been released. The new version tests for Joomla! and Drupal vulnerabilities, supports CVSS 3.0 and includes other improvements/bug fixes.

Joomla! and Drupal Support

Acunetix v10.5 now reports vulnerabilities in popular content management systems Joomla! and Drupal. The new proprietary database includes close to 300 Joomla! and Drupal vulnerability checks.

Supports CVSS 3.0

Due to popular demand, Acunetix 10.5 now scores vulnerabilities using CVSS 3.0. CVSS is a very common scoring system, often used for compliance purposes and to prioritize the fixing of vulnerabilities. CVSS 3.0 updates the metrics used to calculate the scores for vulnerabilities, bringing it in line with the security industry’s requirements while giving more realistic scores to web vulnerabilities. Acunetix WVS v10.5 scores vulnerabilities using both CVSSv2 and the new CVSSv3.

How to Update

Since this is a new version, you will need to download and install Acunetix WVS v10.5 manually. Use the download link that you received when you purchased Acunetix WVS and follow the upgrade instructions available in the article “Upgrading from a previous version of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner”.

You can see the complete Acunetix WVS change log here. If you have any technical questions, feel free to email the Acunetix Support Team.

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Nicky SciberrasNicholas Sciberras Chief Technical Officer

As the CTO at Acunetix, Nicholas is passionate about IT security and technology at large. Prior to joining Acunetix in 2012, Nicholas spent 12 years at GFI Software, where he managed the email security and anti-spam product lines, led multiple customer service teams and provided technical training.

  • Hey Nicholas,

    Thanks for the info on the update and instructions on how to update. Sharing this info is a great way to strength relationships with your customers. This transparent communication is a great business model to follow.

    Great post,

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