CVE-2019-3982

MEDIUM
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Description

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.

References

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2019-06

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-10-23

Updated: 2019-10-28

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 8.6.0 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
130433Tenable Nessus < 8.7.0 DoS (TNS-2019-06)NessusMisc.
medium