Nessus SQLite Multiple RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 88964
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VPR Score: 6.7


An application running on the remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version number, the version of Nessus running on the remote host is affected by multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities in the bundled version of SQLite due to heap-based buffer overflow conditions in the sqlite3VdbeExec() and resolve_backslashes() functions. A remote attacker can exploit these issues to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Nessus version 5.2.11 / 6.3.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88964

File Name: nessus_sqlite_multiple.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/25/2016

Updated: 11/19/2019

Dependencies: nessus_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-5895

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/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:2.3:a:sqlite:sqlite:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/nessus

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/26/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/26/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5895