Cancerbero 0.5.1 review

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Cancerbero (the watchdog of the ports) is a portscan engine based in nmap

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 0K
Developer: Victor Barahona
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Cancerbero (the watchdog of the ports) is a portscan engine based in nmap. It will scan the hosts of a defined net once in every configured interval and it will store the results in a mysql database. It comes with a Web interface to access the scan info.

Here are some key features of "Cancerbero":
Graphical configuration.
Multiple sensors scanning can be deployed.
There is no limit in the number of ranges to scan.
Discover the alive (not firewalled) hosts.
Scans 1-65535 TCP ports of each host.
Attempts to discover the REAL application and version behind each port.
Attempts to discover the OS of each host.
Store all the information in a MySQL database.
Rescan each host at a defined interval.
White-Lists with hosts or ranges that you don't like to scan can be defined.
The information can be access through a graphical interface∞ (web based)
You decide how many scans should be archived.
Stats of all the data are provided.

Install instructions can be found in:

Cancerbero 0.5 has 2 components: Web GUI and Sensor.

Web GUI dependences:
apache or apache2
apache-mod-php4 or apache2-mod-php4
mysql >= 4.1 (5.0 also supported)

Sensor dependencies:
nmap >= 3.81
nmap-parser-perl >= 1.05

What's New in This Release:
BUG1601258 In non debian-based distros, cancerbero-sensor is not starting with the error: "cancerbero-sensor: line 39: start-stop-daemon: command not found". Now should work in all redhat-based distros.
New daemon native support.
Other minor improves.

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