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Nmap with Vulscan on CentOS 7 or 8 – A short HowTo

This article shows how to install and run Nmap using the Vulscan add-on to do vulnerability assessments. Download Nmap: yum install nmap Install the Vulscan.nse script: /usr/share/nmap git clone https://github.com/scipag/vulscan vulscan Run a scan targeting the machine (in this example) “192.168.4.250”: nmap -sV –script vulscan/vulscan.nse 192.168.4.250 My output looks like

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Nmap with Vulners on CentOS 7 or 8 – A short HowTo

This article shows how to install and run Nmap using the Vulners script to do vulnerability assessments. Download Nmap: yum install nmap Install the Vulners.nse script: /usr/share/nmap wget https://svn.nmap.org/nmap/scripts/vulners.nse Run a scan targetting the machine (in this example) “192.168.4.250”: nmap -sV –script vulners.nse 192.168.4.250 My output looks like this: 22/tcp

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Recovering from “sql_exec_internal: sqlite3_step failed: database disk image is malformed” with OpenVAS

If you get the error message “sql_exec_internal: sqlite3_step failed: database disk image is malformed” preventing you from starting or logging into OpenVAS, this article should help. The issue may have been caused by an unexpected power-down, but whatever caused it, the DB is corrupt. Not that this is the same

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Custom Policy to Allow AWS EC2 Snapshots

This article shows the Jason for a custom IAM policy to allow snapshots with the minimum required access. I bet it can be improved upon but this is pretty close. { “Version”: “2012-10-17”, “Statement”: [ { “Effect”: “Allow”, “Action”: [ “ec2:CreateSnapshot”, “ec2:DeleteSnapshot”, “ec2:Describe*”, “ec2:CreateTags” ], “Resource”: “*” } ] }

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