Tenable Nessus 6.8.x < 6.10.2 Arbitrary File Upload (TNS-2017-06)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99440


An application running on the remote Windows host is affected by an arbitrary file upload vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version, the Tenable Nessus application running on the remote host is 6.8.x, 6.9.x, or 6.10.x prior to 6.10.2.
It is, therefore, affected by an arbitrary file upload vulnerability due to an unspecified flaw. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to upload a specially crafted file to an arbitrary system location.


Upgrade to Tenable Nessus version 6.10.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99440

File Name: nessus_tns_2017_06.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/04/18

Updated: 2019/11/13

Dependencies: 11936, 10147

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-6543

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:tenable:nessus

Required KB Items: Host/OS, installed_sw/nessus

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6543

BID: 96418