Acunetix WVS Version 7 build 20101216 released

An updated build of Acunetix WVS Version 7 was released, featuring further DOM XSS checks improvements and addresses a number of bug fixes.

New features:

  • DOM XSS will now report the filename in which the attack was executed
  • DOM XSS checks on,, window.navigate and more

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed: Aborting analysis while executing events not always worked in CSA
  • Fixed: CSA engine crashing with “worker already executing” exception
  • Fixed: Crawler was not considering maximum number of variations in case of links from comments
  • Fixed: In some cases during a WSDL service scan, port address query params where not properly used
  • Fixed: False positive for ASP.NET padding oracle test
  • Bugfix: HTML parser; Fixed regex for extracting URLs from HTML comments

How to upgrade to build 20101216:

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.

NJ Ouchn

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