INN < 1.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 10129
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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote NNTP server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its banner, the remote version of INN is older than version 1.6. A number of security holes have been found older versions of INN, some of which may allow arbitrary command execution.


Upgrade to version 1.6 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 10129

File Name: inn.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: remote

Published: 8/25/1999

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/4/1996

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0043, CVE-1999-0705, CVE-1999-0247

BID: 1443, 687, 616

CERT-CC: CA-1997-08