This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote authenticated attacker can overwrite arbitrary files on the system.
Note, vulnerability affects Windows version of Nessus.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Tenable Nessus: 8.0.0, 8.0.1, 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.2.0, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.3, 8.3.0, 8.3.1, 8.3.2, 8.4.0, 8.5.0, 8.5.1, 8.5.2CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.