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CVE-2017-7849 Detail

Current Description

Nessus 6.10.x before 6.10.5 was found to be vulnerable to a local denial of service condition due to insecure permissions when running in Agent Mode.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97951 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-10 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource (CWE-732)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:6.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:6.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:6.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:6.10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:6.10.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7849
NVD Published Date:
04/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019