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security vulnerability CVE-2019-3974

Nessus: denial of service via File Overwritte

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via File Overwritte of Nessus, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/08/2019.
Références of this bulletin: CERTFR-2019-AVI-387, CVE-2019-3974, TNS-2019-05, VIGILANCE-VUL-30054.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via File Overwritte of Nessus, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Nessus.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat announce.

Solutions for this threat

Nessus: version 8.6.0.
The version 8.6.0 is fixed:
  https://fr.tenable.com/
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