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Release Name: 5.0.8
This is the eighth maintenance release of the openvas-scanner 5.0 module for the Open Vulnerability Assessment System release 8 (OpenVAS-8). This release addresses an issue related to the 'scanner_plugins_timeout' preference and contains several small improvements to e.g. signal handling and scheduling. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to this release: Hani Benhabiles, Juan Jose Nicola, Timo Pollmeier, Jan-Oliver Wagner and Michael Wiegand.
Main changes compared to 5.0.7: * An issue which caused the 'scanner_plugins_timeout' preference to contain a wrong value under certain circumstances has been addressed. * Handling of circular dependencies in run-time scheduling has been improved. * Signal handling in the loading handler process has been improved. * The URL for the feed tarball location has been updated. * The logging is now properly re-initialized when the main scanner process receives a SIGHUP signal. * Support for 'soft stopping' has been added. * Handling of 'dead' targets has been improved. * Logging has been improved. * Documentation has been updated.