NewStart CGSL MAIN 6.02 : grafana Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2021-0066)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147708


The remote machine is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version MAIN 6.02, has grafana packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- An information-disclosure flaw was found in Grafana through 6.7.3. The database directory /var/lib/grafana and database file /var/lib/grafana/grafana.db are world readable. This can result in exposure of sensitive information (e.g., cleartext or encrypted datasource passwords). (CVE-2020-12458)

- In certain Red Hat packages for Grafana 6.x through 6.3.6, the configuration files /etc/grafana/grafana.ini and /etc/grafana/ldap.toml (which contain a secret_key and a bind_password) are world readable. (CVE-2020-12459)

- Grafana version < 6.7.3 is vulnerable for annotation popup XSS. (CVE-2020-12052)

- Grafana before 7.0.0 allows tag value XSS via the OpenTSDB datasource. (CVE-2020-13430)

- Grafana 5.3.1 has XSS via a column style on the Dashboard > Table Panel screen. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-12099. (CVE-2018-18624)

- Grafana before 6.7.3 allows table-panel XSS via column.title or cellLinkTooltip. (CVE-2020-12245)

- Grafana through 6.7.1 allows stored XSS due to insufficient input protection in the originalUrl field, which allows an attacker to inject JavaScript code that will be executed after clicking on Open Original Dashboard after visiting the snapshot. (CVE-2020-11110)

- Grafana <= 6.4.3 has an Arbitrary File Read vulnerability, which could be exploited by an authenticated attacker that has privileges to modify the data source configurations. (CVE-2019-19499)

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


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147708

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0066_grafana.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 3/11/2021

Updated: 1/9/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-13430


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19499

Vulnerability Information

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18624, CVE-2019-19499, CVE-2020-11110, CVE-2020-12052, CVE-2020-12245, CVE-2020-12458, CVE-2020-12459, CVE-2020-13430