CVE-2017-11506

high

Description

When linking a Nessus scanner or agent to Tenable.io or other manager, Nessus 6.x before 6.11 does not verify the manager's TLS certificate when making the initial outgoing connection. This could allow man-in-the-middle attacks.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039141

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-11

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-09

Updated: 2017-08-24

Type: CWE-295

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 5.2

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH