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An improper authorization vulnerability exists where an authenticated, low privileged remote attacker could view a list of all the users available in the application.

Published: August 29, 2023; 4:15:10 PM -0400
V3.1: 4.3 MEDIUM
V2.0:(not available)

An arbitrary file write vulnerability exists where an authenticated, remote attacker with administrator privileges could alter logging variables to overwrite arbitrary files on the remote host with log data, which could lead to a denial of service condition.

Published: August 29, 2023; 3:15:27 PM -0400
V3.1: 6.5 MEDIUM
V2.0:(not available)

A pass-back vulnerability exists where an authenticated, remote attacker with administrator privileges could uncover stored SMTP credentials within the Nessus application.This issue affects Nessus: before 10.6.0.

Published: August 29, 2023; 3:15:27 PM -0400
V3.1: 4.9 MEDIUM
V2.0:(not available)

A vulnerability was reported where through modifying the scan variables, an authenticated user in Tenable products, that has Scan Policy Configuration roles, could manipulate audit policy variables to execute arbitrary commands on credentialed scan targets.

Published: March 15, 2023; 7:15:09 PM -0400
V3.1: 8.8 HIGH
V2.0:(not available)

A privilege escalation vulnerability was identified in Nessus versions 8.10.1 through 8.15.8 and 10.0.0 through 10.4.1. An authenticated attacker could potentially execute a specially crafted file to obtain root or NT AUTHORITY / SYSTEM privileges on the Nessus host.

Published: January 20, 2023; 2:15:17 PM -0500
V3.1: 8.8 HIGH
V2.0:(not available)

An authenticated attacker could utilize the identical agent and cluster node linking keys to potentially allow for a scenario where unauthorized disclosure of agent logs and data is present.

Published: October 31, 2022; 4:15:12 PM -0400
V3.1: 6.5 MEDIUM
V2.0:(not available)

An authenticated attacker could read Nessus Debug Log file attachments from the web UI without having the correct privileges to do so. This may lead to the disclosure of information on the scan target and/or the Nessus scan to unauthorized parties able to reach the Nessus instance.

Published: October 25, 2022; 1:15:53 PM -0400
V3.1: 6.5 MEDIUM
V2.0:(not available)

Insufficiently Protected Credentials: An authenticated user with debug privileges can retrieve stored Nessus policy credentials from the “nessusd” process in cleartext via process dumping. The affected products are all versions of Nessus Essentials and Professional. The vulnerability allows an attacker to access credentials stored in Nessus scanners, potentially compromising its customers’ network of assets.

Published: October 17, 2022; 12:15:20 PM -0400
V3.1: 6.5 MEDIUM
V2.0:(not available)

An authenticated attacker could read arbitrary files from the underlying operating system of the scanner using a custom crafted compliance audit file without providing any valid SSH credentials.

Published: June 21, 2022; 11:15:09 AM -0400
V3.1: 6.5 MEDIUM
V2.0: 4.0 MEDIUM

An authenticated attacker could create an audit file that bypasses PowerShell cmdlet checks and executes commands with administrator privileges.

Published: June 21, 2022; 11:15:09 AM -0400
V3.1: 8.8 HIGH
V2.0: 9.0 HIGH

The BN_mod_sqrt() function, which computes a modular square root, contains a bug that can cause it to loop forever for non-prime moduli. Internally this function is used when parsing certificates that contain elliptic curve public keys in compressed form or explicit elliptic curve parameters with a base point encoded in compressed form. It is possible to trigger the infinite loop by crafting a certificate that has invalid explicit curve parameters. Since certificate parsing happens prior to verification of the certificate signature, any process that parses an externally supplied certificate may thus be subject to a denial of service attack. The infinite loop can also be reached when parsing crafted private keys as they can contain explicit elliptic curve parameters. Thus vulnerable situations include: - TLS clients consuming server certificates - TLS servers consuming client certificates - Hosting providers taking certificates or private keys from customers - Certificate authorities parsing certification requests from subscribers - Anything else which parses ASN.1 elliptic curve parameters Also any other applications that use the BN_mod_sqrt() where the attacker can control the parameter values are vulnerable to this DoS issue. In the OpenSSL 1.0.2 version the public key is not parsed during initial parsing of the certificate which makes it slightly harder to trigger the infinite loop. However any operation which requires the public key from the certificate will trigger the infinite loop. In particular the attacker can use a self-signed certificate to trigger the loop during verification of the certificate signature. This issue affects OpenSSL versions 1.0.2, 1.1.1 and 3.0. It was addressed in the releases of 1.1.1n and 3.0.2 on the 15th March 2022. Fixed in OpenSSL 3.0.2 (Affected 3.0.0,3.0.1). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.1n (Affected 1.1.1-1.1.1m). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.0.2zd (Affected 1.0.2-1.0.2zc).

Published: March 15, 2022; 1:15:08 PM -0400
V3.1: 7.5 HIGH
V2.0: 5.0 MEDIUM