NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : xdg-user-dirs Vulnerability (NS-SA-2019-0026)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127188

Synopsis

The remote machine is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04, has xdg-user-dirs packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- It was found that the system umask policy is not being honored when creating XDG user directories (~/Desktop etc) on first login. This could lead to user's files being inadvertently exposed to other local users.
(CVE-2017-15131)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the vulnerable CGSL xdg-user-dirs packages. Note that updated packages may not be available yet. Please contact ZTE for more information.

See Also

http://security.gd-linux.com/notice/NS-SA-2019-0026

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 127188

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2019-0026_xdg-user-dirs.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2019/08/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-15131

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/ZTE-CGSL/release, Host/ZTE-CGSL/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15131