New Vulnerability checks, updates and fixes March 2019

26th March 2019

New Features

  • Verified vulnerabilities are now indicated by Acunetix

New Vulnerability Checks


  • Updated Directory Traversal vulnerability check
  • Improved detection of Blind SQL Injection
  • Update for Linux installs
  • On Linux, OOM Killer will now stop less important processes
  • Improve handling of XHR requests in Deepscan
  • Multiple improvements to the LSR and Session detection
  • Scan Stats are now retained between Pause/Resume
  • Improved the detection of paths from JSON and XML
  • Improve techniques used to detect type of input in web form
  • Multiple minor UI updates


  • Fixed multiple instances of scanner stopping unexpectedly
  • Fixed false positive reported by WordPress plugin All in One SEO Pack privielege escalation check
  • Fixed issue causing the same web application to be detected multiple times
  • Some vulnerability alerts did not show the HTTP Response
  • Fixed issue causing incorrect processing of default values in forms
  • HTTP redirects were not being detected
  • Fixed issue in File Upload XSS vulnerability check
  • Fixed issue causing PerFolder scripts not to be executed on all folders
  • Fixed issue causing HAR file importing to fail
  • Fixed issue causing LSR to fail to load Target with uppercase address
  • Fixed issue causing SharePoint Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2017-8514) not to be reported

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