Tenable SecurityCenter up to 5.6.x Username credentials management

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Tenable SecurityCenter up to 5.6.x. This affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Username). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-255. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 07/31/2018. The weakness was presented 08/02/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at tenable.com. The public release was coordinated in cooperation with Tenable. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-1154 since 12/04/2017. The attack needs to be initiated within the local network. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111795 (Tenable SecurityCenter < 5.7.0 Multiple Vulnerabilites (TNS-2018-11)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context local.

Upgrading to version 5.7.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1041431) and Tenable (111795). See 122554 for similar entry.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.2

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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NVD Base Score: 8.8
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Name: Username
Class: Privilege escalation / Username
CWE: CWE-255
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 111795
Nessus Name: Tenable SecurityCenter < 5.7.0 Multiple Vulnerabilites (TNS-2018-11)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: SecurityCenter 5.7.0


12/04/2017 🔍
07/31/2018 +238 days 🔍
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08/02/2018 +1 days 🔍
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08/03/2018 +1 days 🔍
08/08/2018 +5 days 🔍
08/16/2018 +8 days 🔍
03/15/2020 +577 days 🔍


Advisory: tenable.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-1154 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1041431

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Created: 08/03/2018 07:21 AM
Updated: 03/15/2020 08:11 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_confirm_url advisory_disputed countermeasure_date source_sectracker_date source_sectracker_cause
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