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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.144901
Category:Web application abuses
Title:Tenable Nessus 8.9.0 - 8.12.0 Vulnerability on Windows (TNS-2020-08)
Summary:Tenable Nessus on Windows is prone to a vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
Tenable Nessus on Windows is prone to a vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
A vulnerability in Nessus on Windows could allow an authenticated local
attacker to copy user-supplied files to a specially constructed path in a specifically named user directory.

Vulnerability Impact:
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a malicious file and
copying the file to a system directory. The attacker needs valid credentials on the Windows system to exploit
this vulnerability.

Affected Software/OS:
Tenable Nessus version 8.9.0 - 8.12.0 on Windows.

Solution:
Update to version 8.12.1 or later.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-5793
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2020-07
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2020-08
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