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Metasploit Revealed: Secrets of the Expert Pentester by Nipun Jaswal, Sagar Rahalkar

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Vulnerability scanning with OpenVAS using Metasploit

In order to integrate the usage of OpenVAS within Metasploit, we need to load the OpenVAS plugin as follows:

We can also see that there are plenty of other modules for popular tools such as SQLMAP, Nexpose, and Nessus.

In order to load the OpenVAS extension into Metasploit, we need to issue the load openvas command from the Metasploit console.

We can see in the previous screenshot that the OpenVAS plugin was successfully loaded into the Metasploit framework.

In order to use the functionality of OpenVAS in Metasploit, we need to connect the OpenVAS Metasploit plugin with OpenVAS itself. We ...

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