CVE-2017-6543

MEDIUM

Description

Tenable Nessus before 6.10.2 (as used alone or in Tenable Appliance before 4.5.0) was found to contain a flaw that allowed a remote, authenticated attacker to upload a crafted file that could be written to anywhere on the system. This could be used to subsequently gain elevated privileges on the system (e.g., after a reboot). This issue only affects installations on Windows.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96418

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-08

Updated: 2017-03-14

Type: CWE-254

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.3

Severity: HIGH