The latest version available is Nmap 7.12, which brings the below changes:
- Avoid file corruption in zenmap.conf, reported as files containing many null ("\x00") characters. Example exceptions:
ValueError: unable to parse colour specification
- VNC updates including vnc-brute support for TLS security type and negotiating a lower RFB version if the server sends an unknown higher version.
- Added STARTTLS support for VNC, NNTP, and LMTP
- Added new service probes and match lines for OpenVPN on UDP and TCP.
In order to install Nmap on Ubuntu, you need to do is add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the nmap package:
Open terminal and insert command line...
|$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pi-rho/security
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install nmap
Optional, to remove Nmap, do:
|$ sudo apt-get remove nmap|