NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : procps-ng Vulnerability (NS-SA-2019-0252)

high Nessus Plugin ID 132484

Synopsis

The remote machine is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05, has procps-ng packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- procps-ng before version 3.3.15 is vulnerable to a local privilege escalation in top. If a user runs top with HOME unset in an attacker-controlled directory, the attacker could achieve privilege escalation by exploiting one of several vulnerabilities in the config_file() function. (CVE-2018-1122)

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 procps-ng 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-2019-0252

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 132484

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2019-0252_procps-ng.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 12/31/2019

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1122

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/27/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1122

BID: 104214