Executive Summary

Name CVE-2017-11506 First vendor Publication 2017-08-09
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-24

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Overall CVSS Score 7.4
Base Score 7.4 Environmental Score 7.4
impact SubScore 5.2 Temporal Score 7.4
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.2
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact None
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 5.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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When linking a Nessus scanner or agent to Tenable.io or other manager, Nessus 6.x before 6.11 does not verify the manager's TLS certificate when making the initial outgoing connection. This could allow man-in-the-middle attacks.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-11506

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-295 Certificate Issues

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 47

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-08-08 Name : An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a MITM vul...
File : tenable_nessus_agent_tns_2017_11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-11
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039141

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 00:55:14
  • Multiple Updates
2017-08-24 21:23:47
  • Multiple Updates
2017-08-12 09:23:18
  • Multiple Updates
2017-08-09 17:23:15
  • First insertion