QNAP QTS / QuTS hero Path Traversal (QSA-23-42)

high Nessus Plugin ID 183299


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The version of QNAP QTS / QuTS hero installed on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the QSA-23-42 advisory. A path traversal vulnerability has been reported to affect several QNAP operating system versions. If exploited, the vulnerability could allow users to read the contents of unexpected files and expose sensitive data via a network.

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


Apply the solution referenced in the QSA-23-42 advisory

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 183299

File Name: qnap_qts_quts_hero_QSA-23-42.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/18/2023

Updated: 11/7/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-32974


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/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:/o:qnap:qts, cpe:/a:qnap:qts, cpe:/o:qnap:quts_hero

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-32974