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0002175Kali LinuxKali Package Bugpublic2015-04-13 07:25
Reporterdookie Assigned Tosbrun  
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
Product Versionkali-dev 
Summary0002175: w3af is Broken in kali-rolling

When trying to launch w3af_gui in kali-rolling, the splash screen appears and then it crashes out with the output below.

root@kali:~# w3af_gui
Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"
Starting w3af, running on:
Python version: 2.7.9 (default, Mar 1 2015, 12:57:24) [GCC 4.9.2]
GTK version: 2.24.25
PyGTK version: 2.24.0
w3af version:
w3af - Web Application Attack and Audit Framework
Distribution: Kali Linux
Author: Andres Riancho and the w3af team.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af_gui", line 97, in <module>
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af_gui", line 93, in _main
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af_gui", line 88, in main
gui_main(profile, doupdate)
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/ui/gui/", line 929, in main
MainApp(profile, do_upd)
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/ui/gui/", line 409, in init
self.pcbody = pluginconfig.PluginConfigBody(self, self.w3af)
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/ui/gui/", line 624, in init
self.pan = self._buildpan()
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/ui/gui/", line 644, in _buildpan
self.w3af, "standard", self.config_panel)
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/ui/gui/", line 245, in init
if self._getEditablePlugin(plugin, plugintype):
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/ui/gui/", line 301, in _getEditablePlugin
plugin = self.w3af.plugins.get_plugin_inst(ptype, pname)
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/controllers/core_helpers/", line 244, in get_plugin_inst
plugin_inst = factory('w3af.plugins.%s.%s' % (plugin_type, plugin_name))
File "/usr/share/w3af/w3af/core/controllers/misc/", line 46, in factory
raise BaseFrameworkException(msg % (module_name, ie))
BaseFrameworkException: There was an error while importing w3af.plugins.audit.global_redirect: "cannot import name process_pdf".




2015-03-26 10:47

manager   ~0003192

I submitted bug to upstream:



2015-04-13 07:25

manager   ~0003223

I packaged the new version 1.6.49-0kali1. It fixes the bug.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2015-03-24 06:55 dookie New Issue
2015-03-24 09:40 rhertzog Assigned To => sbrun
2015-03-24 09:40 rhertzog Status new => assigned
2015-03-26 10:47 sbrun Note Added: 0003192
2015-04-13 07:25 sbrun Note Added: 0003223
2015-04-13 07:25 sbrun Status assigned => resolved
2015-04-13 07:25 sbrun Resolution open => fixed