Intrusion Prevention

Tenable.Appliance.Unauthenticated.Root.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution Vulnerability in Tenable Appliance.
The vulnerability is due to improper validation of user supplied inputs when handling a crafted HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code on affected machines.

Affected Products

Tenable Appliance 3.5 - 4.4.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor
http://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-07

CVE References

CVE-2017-8051