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[R2] Tenable Appliance 4.3.1 Fixes A Traversal Vulnerability

Medium

Synopsis

Tenable Appliance has been found to contain a vulnerability in the web interface. With a crafted request using a traversal sequence, an authenticated attacker can abuse a resource to enumerate or delete arbitrary files on the underlying operating system.

Solution

Tenable has released version 4.3.1 of the Appliance that resolves this issue. Users are strongly encouraged to update.

Note: Tenable Appliance 4.2.0, released on June 30, 2016, fixed a remote DoS condition in the integrated lighttpd server (VulnDB 135972, no CVE).

This page contains information regarding security vulnerabilities that may impact Tenable's products. This may include issues specific to our software, or due to the use of third-party libraries within our software. Tenable strongly encourages users to ensure that they upgrade or apply relevant patches in a timely manner.

Tenable takes product security very seriously. If you believe you have found a vulnerability in one of our products, we ask that you please work with us to quickly resolve it in order to protect customers. Tenable believes in responding quickly to such reports, maintaining communication with researchers, and providing a solution in short order.

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