NfSen CVE-2017-6972 Unspecified Security Bypass Vulnerability

Description:   AlienVault USM and OSSIM before 5.3.7 and NfSen before 1.3.8 have an error in privilege dropping and unnecessarily execute the NfSen Perl code as root, aka AlienVault ID ENG-104945, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-6970 and CVE-2017-6971.

Impact: Remote attackers can exploit this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions.

Mitigation: Updates are available. Please check specific vendor advisory for more information.

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