The below content is from an email we received from Tenable:
Tenable is pleased to announce the availability of the Nessus® 5.2 vulnerability scanner. This release provides expanded platform support and integration, enhanced analysis and reporting capabilities, and improved usability. Nessus 5.2 is available now to Nessus ProfessionalFeed®, Nessus Perimeter Service™, and Nessus HomeFeed® users at no additional cost.
Nessus 5.2 delivers the following benefits:
- Attachments within scan result reports: easy access to supporting information for vulnerability investigation and documentation with a new capability to store attachments within scan result reports.
- Expanded OS support and integration: Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 support, and IPv6 scanning for all platforms including Windows.
- Improved usability: simplified activation to get new users up and running faster, and improved UI responsiveness to enhance the overall user experience. Note: Current Nessus users who upgrade to 5.2 do not need to re-register or re-activate their plugin feed.