CVE-2021-20077

medium

Description

Nessus Agent versions 7.2.0 through 8.2.2 were found to inadvertently capture the IAM role security token on the local host during initial linking of the Nessus Agent when installed on an Amazon EC2 instance. This could allow a privileged attacker to obtain the token.

References

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2021-07

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2021-04-0

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-03-19

Updated: 2022-09-23

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: MEDIUM