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Installing NeXpose Community Edition in BackTrack4-RC2

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WHat is NeXpose

NeXpose is Vulnerability Scanner which Identifyies vulnerabilities across networks, operating systems, databases, Web applications and a wide-range of system platforms through an integrated, intelligent scan engine, Rapid7 NeXpose prioritizes vulnerabilities using exploit risk scoring and asset criticality ratings. As a result, NeXpose customers benefit from lower risk exposure and remediation costs.

Below are the Steps to install NeXpose in BackTrack4-RC2

1)Update the BT4
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

2)Below are few Packages which required to run NeXpose

root@bt:~#apt-get install screen,libstdc++5,xvfb,xfonts-base,xfonts-75dpi,xserver-xorg,libxtst6,libxp6

3)now register and get the free Community Edition of NeXpose

http://www.rapid7.com/vulnerability-scanner.jsp

4)u will get a mail regarding the License and Download instructions,in that download the below file

NeXpose for Linux – 32-bit ediiton

5)once u download go to the path and execute below command

chmod +x NeXposeSetup-Linux32.bin

./NeXposeSetup-Linux32.bin -console

next follow the instructions on the Screen it takes few minutes to configure and installing the scanner

6)once evry thing is done now using firefox use the below URL and login withe the given credentials

https://localhost:3780/

7)Once u login u will be asked to enter the License once done now you are ready to scan

Watobo on BackTrack4-RC2

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Recently BackTrack4-R2 has been released with lot of updates,but i was not able to find the Awesome tool Watobo which i have been using in lot of Web Application Security Assessment,So today we will know how to install this tool on Bt box.run the below commands from the terminal

gem install rubgems-update -v 1.3.4
gem install hoe
gem install fxruby
install the firefox extension from here

http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/FireWatir+Installation

Download the latest watobo version

http://sourceforge.net/projects/watobo/

unzip watobo_0.9.5rev226.zip
cd watobo_0.9.5rev226
ruby start_watobo.rb

Done watobo is ready on BT4-RC2

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