An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 has been released.  This build addresses a number of bug fixes , an updated Acunetix Firefox extension and a new security check.

New Security Check:

  • Test for Cross Site Scripting in the Referrer header


  • Acunetix Firefox extension now supports latest Firefox release

Bug Fixes:

  • Crawler: Html decode form inputs before usage
  • Fixed an infinite recursion when crawler reported an external link from the same host but on a different port
  • Fixed an issue with the crawler with parsing robots.txt file
  • Web Services scanner: Fixed parsing of WSDL files with attributes

How to upgrade to build 20100210:

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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