September 2018 Update for Netsparker

This blog post announces new features, improvements, security checks, improvements and bug fixes in the latest Netsparker Desktop release of September 2018. Highlights include: a new bulk export to Netsparker Enterprise feature, send to integration support for ServiceNow and custom field support for send to fields.

We're delighted to announce a Netsparker Desktop 5.1 update. The highlights of this update are a new Bulk Export to Netsparker Enterprise feature, Send To integration support for ServiceNow and custom field support for Send To fields.

This announcement highlights what is new and improved in this latest update.

Bulk Export to Netsparker Enterprise Feature

This new feature enables you to bulk export scans conducted in Netsparker Desktop into your Netsparker Enterprise account. It's as simple as navigating to File>Export to Netsparker Enterprise>Bulk Export.

This offers better interoperability between our products.

Bulk Export to Cloud Feature

Send To Integration Support for ServiceNow

ServiceNow is a recent integration available in Netsparker Enterprise. You can now configure ServiceNow in Netsparker Desktop from the Options dialog (Home>Options>Extensions>Add).

Send To Integration Support for ServiceNow

Custom Field Support for Send To Fields

You can now create custom fields in the Options dialog, in addition to the built-in fields, to facilitate the systems that have customized fields. These fields will be populated when a vulnerability is sent.

This new feature makes it possible to integrate with even more issue tracking systems.

Custom Field Support for Send To Fields

New Security Checks

We have added several new security checks to our Default Security Checks list in Scan Policies:

  • Out of Band Server Side Template Injection
  • Checks for the open source CakePHP framework

For further information, see Scan Policies and our full list of Security Checks in our Web Application Vulnerabilities Index.

Further Information

For a complete list of what is new, improved and fixed in this update, refer to the Netsparker Enterprise changelog and Netsparker Desktop changelog.

About the Author

Ferruh Mavituna - Founder, Strategic Advisor

Ferruh Mavituna is the founder and CEO of Invicti Security, a world leader in web application vulnerability scanning. His professional obsessions lie in web application security research, automated vulnerability detection, and exploitation features. He has authored several web security research papers and tools and delivers animated appearances at cybersecurity conferences and on podcasts. Exuberant at the possibilities open to organizations by the deployment of automation, Ferruh is keen to demonstrate what can be achieved in combination with Invicti’s award-winning products, Netsparker and Acunetix.