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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.118126
Category:Privilege escalation
Title:Tenable Nessus Agent < 8.3.0 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (TNS-2021-13)
Summary:Tenable Nessus Agent is prone to a privilege escalation; vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
Tenable Nessus Agent is prone to a privilege escalation
vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The product contains a privilege escalation vulnerability which
could allow a Nessus administrator user to upload a specially crafted file that could lead to
gaining administrator privileges on the Nessus host.

Affected Software/OS:
Tenable Nessus Agent prior to version 8.3.0.

Solution:
Update to version 8.3.0 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-2021-20106
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