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       [R1] Nessus 7.1.1 Fixes Multiple Third-party Vulnerabilities
                               14 June 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Nessus
Publisher:         Tenable
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11214 CVE-2018-9251 CVE-2017-1000061
                   CVE-2017-18258 CVE-2017-16932 CVE-2017-16931
                   CVE-2017-11742 CVE-2017-9233 CVE-2017-9050
                   CVE-2017-9049 CVE-2017-9048 CVE-2017-9047
                   CVE-2017-8872 CVE-2017-7375 CVE-2017-7246
                   CVE-2017-7245 CVE-2017-7244 CVE-2017-7186
                   CVE-2017-6004 CVE-2017-5969 CVE-2017-5029
                   CVE-2016-9843 CVE-2016-9842 CVE-2016-9841
                   CVE-2016-9840 CVE-2016-9318 CVE-2016-9063
                   CVE-2016-5300 CVE-2016-5131 CVE-2016-4472
                   CVE-2016-3191 CVE-2016-1684 CVE-2016-1683
                   CVE-2016-1283 CVE-2016-0718 CVE-2015-9019
                   CVE-2015-8395 CVE-2015-8394 CVE-2015-8392
                   CVE-2015-8391 CVE-2015-8390 CVE-2015-8389
                   CVE-2015-8388 CVE-2015-8387 CVE-2015-8386
                   CVE-2015-8385 CVE-2015-8384 CVE-2015-8383
                   CVE-2015-8382 CVE-2015-8381 CVE-2015-8380
                   CVE-2015-7995 CVE-2015-5073 CVE-2015-3217
                   CVE-2015-2328 CVE-2015-2327 CVE-2014-9769
                   CVE-2014-8964 CVE-2012-6702 CVE-2012-6139

Reference:         ASB-2017.0219

Original Bulletin: 

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[R1] Nessus 7.1.1 Fixes Multiple Third-party Vulnerabilities

Risk Information
CVE ID: Please see 'Synopsis' for CVE IDs
Tenable Advisory ID: TNS-2018-08
Risk Factor: High
CVSSv2 Base / Temporal Score: 9.0 / 6.3
CVSSv2 Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:UR)

Affected Products
Nessus 7.1.0 and earlier

Advisory Timeline
2018-06-13 - [R1] Initial Release

Synopsis Nessus leverages third-party software to help provide underlying
functionality. Some of the third-party components were found to contain
vulnerabilities, and updated versions have been made available by the providers.
Out of caution and in line with good practice, Tenable opted to upgrade the
bundled third-party components to address the potential impact of these issues.

Nessus 7.1.1 updates the following components:

expat has been updated from 2.2.1 to 2.2.5 - CVE-2017-11742, CVE-2017-9233,
CVE-2016-9063, CVE-2016-0718, CVE-2016-5300, CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2016-4472,

libjpeg has been updated from 8d to 9c - CVE-2018-11214

libXML2 has been updated from 2.9.4 to 2.9.7 - CVE-2017-18258, CVE-2017-16932,
CVE-2017-16931, CVE-2017-9050, CVE-2017-9049, CVE-2017-9048, CVE-2017-9047,
CVE-2017-8872, CVE-2017-7375, CVE-2017-5969, CVE-2016-9318, CVE-2016-5131,

libXMLSEC has been updated from 1.2.18 to 1.2.25 - CVE-2017-1000061

libXSLT has been updated from 1.1.27 to 1.1.32 - CVE-2012-6139, CVE-2015-7995,
CVE-2015-9019, CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684, CVE-2017-5029

Zlib has been updated from 1.2.8 to 1.2.11 - CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841,
CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843

libPCRE has been updated from 7.8 to 8.42 - CVE-2014-8964, CVE-2014-9769,
CVE-2015-2327, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8380,
CVE-2015-8381, CVE-2015-8382, CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8384, CVE-2015-8385,
CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390,
CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8392, CVE-2015-8394, CVE-2015-8395, CVE-2016-1283,
CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2017-6004, CVE-2017-7186, CVE-2017-7244, CVE-2017-7245,

Note: The CVSSv2 score used in this advisory reflects CVE-2015-8391, as it is
considered the highest risk. To view information on the remaining CVE IDs
mentioned above, please visit https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/search.  Solution
Tenable has released Nessus version 7.1.1 to address these third-party
vulnerabilities. The installation files can be obtained from the Tenable
Downloads Portal (https://www.tenable.com/downloads/nessus) Additional
References https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/search

This page contains information regarding security vulnerabilities that may
impact Tenable's products. This may include issues specific to our software, or
due to the use of third-party libraries within our software. Tenable strongly
encourages users to ensure that they upgrade or apply relevant patches in a
timely manner.

Tenable takes product security very seriously. If you believe you have found a
vulnerability in one of our products, we ask that you please work with us to
quickly resolve it in order to protect customers. Tenable believes in responding
quickly to such reports, maintaining communication with researchers, and
providing a solution in short order.

For more details on submitting vulnerability information, please see our
Vulnerability Reporting Guidelines page.

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