NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : dbus Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0017)

high Nessus Plugin ID 147378
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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 dbus packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- dbus before 1.10.28, 1.12.x before 1.12.16, and 1.13.x before 1.13.12, as used in DBusServer in Canonical Upstart in Ubuntu 14.04 (and in some, less common, uses of dbus-daemon), allows cookie spoofing because of symlink mishandling in the reference implementation of DBUS_COOKIE_SHA1 in the libdbus library. (This only affects the DBUS_COOKIE_SHA1 authentication mechanism.) A malicious client with write access to its own home directory could manipulate a ~/.dbus-keyrings symlink to cause a DBusServer with a different uid to read and write in unintended locations. In the worst case, this could result in the DBusServer reusing a cookie that is known to the malicious client, and treating that cookie as evidence that a subsequent client connection came from an attacker-chosen uid, allowing authentication bypass. (CVE-2019-12749)

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 dbus 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-2021-0017

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 147378

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0017_dbus.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/10/2021

Updated: 3/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12749

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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: 3/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12749

BID: 108751