Tenable Nessus Agent < 7.4.0 Third Party Vulnerability (OpenSSL) (TNS-2019-03)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125882


An instance of Nessus Agent installed on the remote system is affected by a third party vulnerability in OpenSSL


The version of Nessus Agent installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 7.4.0. It is, therefore, affected by one of the third-party components (OpenSSL) was found to contain a single vulnerability, and updated versions have been made available by the providers.


Upgrade to Tenable Nessus Agent version 7.4.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125882

File Name: tenable_nessus_agent_tns_2019_03.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2019/06/14

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 110230, 110231, 100574

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1559

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/Tenable Nessus Agent

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/05/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-1559

BID: 107174