Scan report only shows Log severity


I installed GVM from sources. All seems to be OK but when I run a test, I only see Log severity lines in the report: Ping Host, OS Detection Consolidation and Reporting, Check for enabled / working Port scanner plugin, ICMP Timestamp Detection, CPE Inventory, Hostname Determination Reporting

The scan lasts only 42 seconds.

The log files don’t report any error or warning.

Thanks for your help.

GVM versions

**gsad: 20.08
**gvmd: 20.08
**openvas-scanner: 20.8.0


**Operating system: Ubuntu server 20.04
**Kernel: Linux pr02vlvulscan02 5.4.0-47-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Fri Sep 4 19:50:52 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
**Installation method / source: sources

This is most likely the reason for the missing results. Please have a look at the summary:

The script reports if:

  • a custom scan configuration is in use without having a Port scanner from
    the ‘Port scanners’ family enabled.

  • a port scanner plugin was running into a timeout.

  • a required port scanner (e.g. nmap) is not installed.

and the solution of that VT:

Based on the script output please:

  • add a Port scanner plugin from the ‘Port scanners’ family to this scan
    configuration. Recommended: Nmap (NASL wrapper).

  • either choose a port range for this target containing less ports or raise
    the ‘scanner_plugins_timeout’ scanner preference to a higher timeout.

  • install the ‘nmap’ binary/package or make it accessible to the scanner.

which should give enough info what to do now.

That’s right ! I was missing nmap binary installation.

Thank’s a lot.


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