MagniComp SysInfo Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Linux/UNIX)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117705


MagniComp SysInfo installation is missing one or more security updates.


The version of MagniComp SysInfo installed on the remote host is prior to 10-H64. It is, therefore, affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to version 10-H64 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117705

File Name: magnicomp_sysinfo_CVE-2017-6516.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/09/25

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 117706

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-6516

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:magnicomp:sysinfo

Required KB Items: installed_sw/MagniComp SysInfo

Excluded KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/23

Exploitable With

Metasploit (MagniComp SysInfo mcsiwrapper Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6516

BID: 96934

EDB-ID: 44150