CVE-2020-5765

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Description

Nessus 8.10.0 and earlier were found to contain a Stored XSS vulnerability due to improper validation of input during scan configuration. An authenticated, remote attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in a user's session. Tenable has implemented additional input validation mechanisms to correct this issue in Nessus 8.11.0.

References

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2020-05

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-07-15

Updated: 2020-07-20

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 3.5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.4

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

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.3

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 8.10.0 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
138562Tenable Nessus < 8.11.0 Stored XSS (TNS-2020-05)NessusMisc.
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