CVE-2018-1141

MEDIUM

Description

When installing Nessus to a directory outside of the default location, Nessus versions prior to 7.0.3 did not enforce secure permissions for sub-directories. This could allow for local privilege escalation if users had not secured the directories in the installation location.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040557

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2018-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-03-20

Updated: 2018-04-24

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH