Keysight Technologies Sensor Management Server addLicenseFile Path Traversal (CVE-2022-38129)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 164696


An OT application is affected by a path traversal vulnerability.


The Keysight Sensor Management Server (SMS) running on the remote host is affected by a path traversal vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via specially crafted messages, to upload and run arbitrary executable files in the context of the account running the Keysight SMS service (SYSTEM by default).


Upgrade Keysight RF Sensor Software to version 2.4.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 164696

File Name: keysight_sms_cve-2022-38129.nbin

Version: 1.32

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 9/6/2022

Updated: 5/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-38129


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:keysight:sensor_management_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Keysight Sensor Management Server

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/8/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-38129