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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2003 3:30 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-security] GLSA: nessus (200305-10) Reply with quote

Daniel Ahlberg wrote:
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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200305-10
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PACKAGE : nessus
SUMMARY : problems in scripting engine
DATE : 2003-05-27 09:15 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <nessus-2.0.6a
FIXED VERSION : >=nessus-2.0.6a
CVE :

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- - From advisory:

"There exists some vulnerabilities in NASL scripting engine.
To exploit these flaws, an attacker would need to have a valid Nessus
account as well as the ability to upload arbitrary Nessus plugins in the
Nessus server (this option is disabled by default) or he/she would need to
trick a user somehow into running a specially crafted nasl script."

Read the full advisory at
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=105369506714849&w=2

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-analyzer/nessus upgrade to nessus-2.0.6a as follows

emerge sync
emerge nessus
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at http://cvs.gentoo.org/~aliz
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