Nessus nessusd Shell Authentication Bypass

2001-10-16T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:3187
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2001-10-16T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Nessus contains a flaw that allows anyone with a shell on the nessusd host to log in. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.1.6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Nessus contains a flaw that allows anyone with a shell on the nessusd host to log in. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.nessus.org Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/apps/freshmeat/2001-10/0016.html