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Old 07-27-2017, 01:43 PM   #1
vcorvison
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Greenbone scan comes back empty


Any assistance is greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance

I installed OpenVas on a Centos 7 server and ran the checkup successfully.

When I run a scan to this ip address the results comes back empty and
it says;

The report is empty. This can happen for the following reasons:
The target hosts could be regarded dead.

I ran tcpdump but nothing happens when I run the scan

sudo tcpdump -i eth0 host 172.24.12.233 -v
tcpdump: listening on eth0, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 65535 bytes

I can run nmap and see the ports are open and I can ping and ssh to the target host from the openvas server.

Starting Nmap 6.47 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2017-07-27 18:14 UTC
Initiating Ping Scan at 18:14
Scanning 172.24.12.233 [2 ports]
Completed Ping Scan at 18:14, 0.00s elapsed (1 total hosts)
Initiating Parallel DNS resolution of 1 host. at 18:14
Completed Parallel DNS resolution of 1 host. at 18:14, 0.00s elapsed
Initiating Connect Scan at 18:14
Scanning ip-172-24-12-233.ec2.internal (172.24.12.233) [65535 ports]
Discovered open port 22/tcp on 172.24.12.233
Discovered open port 21/tcp on 172.24.12.233
Discovered open port 25/tcp on 172.24.12.233
Discovered open port 80/tcp on 172.24.12.233
Discovered open port 3306/tcp on 172.24.12.233
Completed Connect Scan at 18:14, 2.44s elapsed (65535 total ports)
Nmap scan report for ip-172-24-12-233.ec2.internal (172.24.12.233)
Host is up (0.0016s latency).
Not shown: 65530 closed ports
PORT STATE SERVICE
21/tcp open ftp
22/tcp open ssh
25/tcp open smtp
80/tcp open http
3306/tcp open mysql

Read data files from: /usr/bin/../share/nmap
Nmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 2.48 seconds
 
Old 08-10-2017, 06:18 AM   #2
MrElusive603
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According to this website, I believe OpenVAS use ports 9390 to 9393.

Once you start OpenVAS, have you tried checking those ports are bound to the application? You can do this using the netstat command.

Also, can you connect to 9390-9393 using netcat?
 
  


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