Tenable SecurityCenter < 6.1.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (TNS-2023-16)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 173301


An application installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version, the Tenable SecurityCenter application installed on the remote host is running 6.0.0 or earlier and is therefore affected by multiple vulnerabilities in Apache prior to version 2.4.56 and PHP prior to version 8.1.16:

- Some mod_proxy configurations on Apache HTTP Server versions 2.4.0 through 2.4.55 allow a HTTP Request Smuggling attack. Configurations are affected when mod_proxy is enabled along with some form of RewriteRule or ProxyPassMatch in which a non-specific pattern matches some portion of the user-supplied request-target data and is then re-inserted into the proxied request-target using variable substitution. (CVE-2023-25690)

- In PHP 8.0.X before 8.0.28, 8.1.X before 8.1.16 and 8.2.X before 8.2.3, excessive number of parts in HTTP form upload can cause high resource consumption and excessive number of log entries. This can cause denial of service on the affected server by exhausting CPU resources or disk space. (CVE-2023-0662)

- In PHP 8.0.X before 8.0.28, 8.1.X before 8.1.16 and 8.2.X before 8.2.3, core path resolution function allocate buffer one byte too small. When resolving paths with lengths close to system MAXPATHLEN setting, this may lead to the byte after the allocated buffer being overwritten with NUL value, which might lead to unauthorized data access or modification. (CVE-2023-0568)


Update to Tenable SecurityCenter 6.1.0 or later or apply the security patches referenced in the advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 173301

File Name: securitycenter_6_1_0_tns_2023_16.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/23/2023

Updated: 6/30/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5


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-2023-25690


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: cpe:/a:tenable:securitycenter

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/22/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/22/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-0568, CVE-2023-0662, CVE-2023-25690

IAVA: 2023-A-0105-S, 2023-A-0124