Nessus SQLite Multiple RCE

high Nessus Plugin ID 88964


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: High

ID: 88964

File Name: nessus_sqlite_multiple.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/25/2016

Updated: 4/11/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-5895


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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


Risk Factor: High

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sqlite:sqlite, cpe:/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