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Nessus versions 8.6.0 and earlier were found to contain a Denial of Service vulnerability due to improper validation of specific imported scan types. An authenticated, remote attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to cause a Nessus scanner to become temporarily unresponsive.
Base Score: 4
Impact Score: 2.9
Exploitability Score: 8
Base Score: 6.5
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8
cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 8.6.0 (inclusive)