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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Tenable Nessus Vendors:   Deraison, Renaud et al, Tenable Network Security
Tenable Nessus Unspecified Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Upload Files to Arbitrary Locations and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037887
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037887
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 23 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.8.0, 6.8.1, 6.9.0, 6.9.2, 6.9.2, 6.9.3, 6.10.0, 6.10.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Tenable Nessus. A remote authenticated user can upload files to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can upload files to arbitrary locations on the target system. This can be exploited to cause the target system to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges upon reboot.

The vendor was notified on February 14, 2017.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can upload files to arbitrary locations on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.10.2).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-06

Vendor URL:  www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-06 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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