Acunetix version 12 (build 12.0.180911134) has been released. This new build adds two new AcuMonitor checks, detection of Web Cache Poisoning, Apache Struts RCE, URL rewrite vulnerabilities and Drupal Core Open Redirect. This new build has a good number of updates and some important fixes. Below is a full list of updates.

New Vulnerability Checks


  • Multiple updates to the SSL checks
  • Various memory optimizations
  • Less requests required to verify AcuMonitor checks.


  • Fixed bug in testing of cookie values
  • Fixed memory issues, causing some scans to exit unexpectedly
  • Fixed bug causing some scans to crash when paused and resumed
  • Fixed issue causing some scans to be aborted immediately because of error status on initial response
  • Fixed issue causing some locations to get omitted from site structure
  • Multiple fixes to import file feature
  • Fixed issue that caused DeepScan not to use all cookies
  • Custom headers were added twice on redirect
  • Fixed issue affecting some sites using SSO.

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 are using a previous version of Acunetix, you need to 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.