An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 6.5 has been released.  This build includes a new feature and new security checks, improvements and addresses a number of bug fixes.

New Feature:

New Security Checks:

  • Test for XML External Entity Injection
  • Test for XML Injection


Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed: access violation when the application exists
  • Fixed: access violation when protocol was terminated in NotifyCaller function in LSR
  • Fixed: AbortVulnXML OnFirstAlert was not imported from settings
  • Fixed: Form values were not encoded correctly when submitted from JavaScript (CSA engine)

How to upgrade to build 20100303:

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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