An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 7 was released.  It includes a new feature,  and improved support for JQuery and Web 2.0 web applications.

New Features:

  • Ability to stop individual running security scripts during a scan

Major Improvements:

  • CSA engine now supports a wider range of JQuery and Web 2.0 applications
  • Introduced a number of new XSS security checks

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: Memory leak in NTLM authentication
  • Fixed: Incorrect interpratation of links with leading “//”
  • Fixed: Access violation crashes in HTTP Sniffer for certain SSL websites

How to upgrade to build 201001115:

On starting up Acunetix WVS, a pop up window will automatically notify you that a more recent build is available for download.  To download the latest build, navigate to General > Program Updates node in the Tools explorer, and click on Download and Install new build.

Click here for the complete Acunetix WVS change log.

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