This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-200 - Information Exposure
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to Nessus Agent inadvertently
captures the IAM role security token on the local host during initial
linking of the Nessus Agent when installed on an Amazon EC2 instance. A local privileged user can obtain the token.
Install update from vendor's website.
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, 8.5.2, 8.6.0, 8.7.0, 8.7.1, 8.7.2, 8.8.0, 8.9.0, 8.9.1, 8.10.0, 8.10.1, 8.11.0, 8.11.1, 8.12.0, 8.12.1, 8.13.0, 8.13.1, 8.13.2CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.