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Vulnerability Score 4.4 4.4
CVE Id CVE-2003-0373
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:34:10
Published 16 Jun 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



Multiple buffer overflows in libnasl in Nessus before 2.0.6 allow local users with plugin upload privileges to cause a denial of service (core dump) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a long proto argument to the scanner_add_port function, (2) a long user argument to the ftp_log_in function, (3) a long pass argument to the ftp_log_in function.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Nessus 2.0.5


BUGTRAQ - 20030522 Potential security vulnerability in Nessus

BID - 7664

BUGTRAQ - 20030523 nessus NASL scripting engine security issues

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:53