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Vulnerability of Tenable Nessus: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Tenable Nessus, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted systems: Nessus.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/05/2018.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2018-AVI-237, CVE-2018-1147, JVN#96954395, TNS-2018-05, VIGILANCE-VUL-26147.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Tenable Nessus product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Tenable Nessus, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Nessus.

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

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

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

Solutions for this threat 

Tenable Nessus: version 7.1.0.
The version 7.1.0 is fixed:
  https://www.tenable.com/downloads/nessus
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