NewStart CGSL MAIN 6.02 : gnome-settings-daemon Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0076)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147401
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Synopsis

The remote machine is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version MAIN 6.02, has gnome-settings-daemon packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- A flaw was found in the GNOME Control Center in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 versions prior to 8.2, where it improperly uses Red Hat Customer Portal credentials when a user registers a system through the GNOME Settings User Interface. This flaw allows a local attacker to discover the Red Hat Customer Portal password. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality. (CVE-2020-14391)

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 gnome-settings-daemon 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-2021-0076

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147401

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0076_gnome-settings-daemon.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-2020-14391

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/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: 11/4/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14391