Tenable Nessus < 8.0.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (TNS-2018-14)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118398

Synopsis

Tenable Nessus running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to its self-reported version, the Tenable Nessus application running on the remote host is prior to 8.0.0. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Tenable Nessus contains a flaw in the bundled third-party component OpenSSL library's key handling during a TLS handshake that causes a denial of service vulnerability due to key handling during a TLS handshake. (CVE-2018-0732)

- Tenable Nessus contains a flaw in the bundled third-party component OpenSSL library's RSA Key generation algorithm that allows a cache timing side channel attack to recover the private key. (CVE-2018-0737)

Solution

Upgrade to Tenable Nessus version 8.0.0 or later.

See Also

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2018-14

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118398

File Name: nessus_tns_2018_14.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/10/26

Updated: 2019/11/01

Dependencies: 10147

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-0737

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:tenable:nessus

Required KB Items: installed_sw/nessus

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0732, CVE-2018-0737