Acunetix v12 (build 12.0.180628131) has been released. This new build detects an unfixed WordPress file deletion vulnerability, vulnerabilities in multiple WordPress Plugins and two Joomla! Core vulnerabilities. Below is a full list of updates.

New Features and Vulnerability tests


  • Fixed issue with NTLM HTTP Authentication
  • Fixed issue causing some pages not to load correctly in the LSR
  • Fixed 2 false positives for “User controllable charset” and “User controllable script source”
  • Fixed issue in handling HAR import files.

Upgrade to the latest build

If you are already using Acunetix v12, you can initiate the automatic upgrade from the new build notification in the Acunetix UI > Settings page.
If you have not yet installed or upgraded to Acunetix v12, you may download Acunetix version 12 from here. Use your current Acunetix License Key to download and activate your product.

Nicholas Sciberras
Principal Program Manager
As the Principal Program Manager, 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.