Nessus CVE-2017-7850 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Nessus is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability.

A local attacker may exploit this issue to gain elevated administrative privileges on the affected system.

Nessus 6.10.0 through 6.10.4 are vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.


Bugtraq ID: 97952
Class: Design Error
CVE: CVE-2017-7850

Remote: No
Local: Yes
Published: Apr 19 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Apr 19 2017 12:00AM
Credit: Jakub Palaczynski
Vulnerable: Nessus Nessus 6.10.4
Nessus Nessus 6.10.3

Not Vulnerable: Nessus Nessus 6.10.5


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