Tenable.sc Patch 202102.2 Release Notes (2021-03-02)

Note: This release includes a fix for a potential vulnerability. For more information, see the Tenable Product Security Advisory.

Apply this patch to Tenable.sc installations running the following versions:

  • Tenable.sc 5.16.0 (CentOS 7 or RHEL 7 only)

  • Tenable.sc 5.17.0 (CentOS 7, RHEL 7, CentOS 8, or RHEL 8)

This patch updates OpenSSL 1.1.1i to OpenSSL 1.1.1j to address the following CVEs: CVE-2021-23840 and CVE-2021-23841.

Steps to Apply

Apply the patch to a standalone Tenable.sc or Tenable Core + Tenable.sc:

  1. Download the patch from https://www.tenable.com/downloads/tenable-sc to Tenable.sc. You can save the files in any location (e.g., /tmp).
  2. Access the command line as a user with root-level permissions.

  3. Run the following command to untar the patch file:

    tar zxf filename.tgz

  4. Run the following command to change the directory to the extracted directory:

    cd directory

  5. Run the following command to begin the installation:

    sh ./install.sh

    The installation runs and finishes.

What to do next:

  • (Optional) Confirm the patch successfully applied to Tenable.sc, as described in the knowledge base article.


  • lib/libcrypto.so.1.1

  • lib/libssl.so.1.1

  • bin/openssl

Filenames and Checksums

Filenames and checksums are located on the Tenable Downloads page.