Nexpose release 5.5.4, December 21, 2012

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Rapid72012-12-21 content updates
                  Release announcement


This Rapid7® Nexpose® 5.5.4 release contains the following update:

  • updated checks
  • fingerprinting improvement

These release notes document what's new in this Nexpose release. Your Nexpose installation will automatically download and install content updates. If you have enabled Nexpose to install product updates, it will do so as well. For information about restarting Nexpose after updating, see the Nexpose release announcement FAQ.


Updated checks | content


False positives on Windows hosts running Vista SP2, Server 2003R2 SP2, and Server 2008 SP2, as reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-078, have been corrected to ensure better tracking of security assets.

Fingerprinting improvement | content


Fingerprinting of VxWorks devices using the Network Time Protocol (NTP) has been improved to help you track assets better, provide a more comprehensive software inventory, and present more accurate information on vulnerabilities.


Content update ID

  • Update ID: 3569496784


Released on December 19, 2012 (see the FAQ).                              

md5sum files

Download the appropriate md5sum file to ensure that the installer was not corrupted during download:             

For information on previous releases go to Nexpose Release Notes



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