Security Vulnerability Test - Software Updates (October 2018 - v12)

16th October 2018

Version 12 (build 12.0.181012141) has been released. This new build reports sites that do not implement Content Security Policy (CSP) or Subresource Integrity (SRI) and detects Node.js source disclosure, Ghostscript RCE, SSRF in Paperclip and other vulnerabilities. This new build has a good number of updates and some important fixes. Below is a full list of updates.

New Vulnerability Checks


  • License keys can now be updated via the Acunetix web UI
  • Additional memory improvements
  • Improved exclusion of parameters
  • Multiple updates to existing vulnerability checks
  • Improved CORS origin validation failure checks
  • Improved Pickle Serialization check.


  • Manual Intervention was not working after a paused scan is resumed
  • Scans for some sites using Digest HTTP Authentication were stopping unexpectedly
  • Additional fixes for issues causing scans exiting unexpectedly
  • Fixed issue causing many product update requests when proxy authentication is incorrectly configured
  • Fixed: Some backup files / folders were not being identified
  • Fixed: Some vulnerabilities were incorrectly reported in the site root
  • Fixed issue in similar page detection causing scans to take longer than expected
  • Fixed issue causing valid sessions not to be identified correctly during the scan.

Insights & Spotlights...

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