NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : bind Vulnerability (NS-SA-2019-0031)

high Nessus Plugin ID 127196
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Synopsis

The remote machine is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

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

- A denial of service flaw was discovered in bind versions that include the deny-answer-aliases feature. This flaw may allow a remote attacker to trigger an INSIST assert in named leading to termination of the process and a denial of service condition. (CVE-2018-5740)

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 bind 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-2019-0031

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127196

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2019-0031_bind.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 8/12/2019

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5740

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5740