Fedora 39 : pgadmin4 (2024-f04c2ec90b)

high Nessus Plugin ID 193700



The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Fedora 39 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FEDORA-2024-f04c2ec90b advisory.

- pgAdmin <= 8.4 is affected by a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability through the validate binary path API. This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the server hosting PGAdmin, posing a severe risk to the database management system's integrity and the security of the underlying data.

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


Update the affected pgadmin4 package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 193700

File Name: fedora_2024-f04c2ec90b.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/23/2024

Updated: 4/26/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-3116


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:39, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:pgadmin4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/4/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-3116

FEDORA: 2024-f04c2ec90b

IAVB: 2024-B-0044