SolarWinds Serv-U 15.3.0 < 15.3.2

high Nessus Plugin ID 168137


The version of SolarWinds Serv-U installed on the remote host is prior to 15.3.2. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the serv-u_15_3_2 advisory.

- This vulnerability happens in the web client of Serv-U 15.3.1 and earlier release version. When the payload is entered in the directory creation option, it will throw an error and then the payload executes.

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


Upgrade to Serv-U version 15.3.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168137

File Name: solarwinds_serv-u_15_3_2.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: FTP

Published: 11/23/2022

Updated: 11/23/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-38106


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:serv-u:serv-u:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:solarwinds:serv-u:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:solarwinds:serv-u_file_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Serv-U

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/22/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/22/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-38106