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Release Name: 5.0+beta1
This is the first beta release of the openvas-scanner 5.0 module for the Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS). It will be part of the upcoming "OpenVAS-8". Main new feature of 5.0 compared to 4.0 is the switch to redis-based Knowledge Base (KB), making it mandatory to run a redis-server. Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release: Hani Benhabiles, Henri Doreau, Matthew Mundell, Jan-Oliver Wagner and Michael Wiegand.
Main changes compared to 4.0.x: * Switch to the redis-based kowledge base (KB) backend. This makes it mandatory to run a redis server for scanning. * Default key size for certificates of "mkcert" tools changed from 1024 to 4069 bits and use SHA-256 instead of SHA-1. * Removed scan pausing feature. * Removed commands STOP_ATTACK and OPENVASSD_VERSION from OTP. * openvas-manage-certs.sh as initial version to eventually replace openvas-mkcert and openvas-mkcert-client. * Various minor improvements. * Comprehensive code-cleanups.