NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : libX11 Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0161)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154445


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05, has libX11 packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- An integer overflow vulnerability leading to a double-free was found in libX11. This flaw allows a local privileged attacker to cause an application compiled with libX11 to crash, or in some cases, result in arbitrary code execution. The highest threat from this flaw is to confidentiality, integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2020-14363)

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 libX11 packages. Note that updated packages may not be available yet. Please contact ZTE for more information.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154445

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0161_libX11.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2021

Updated: 11/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14363


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:libx11, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:libx11-common, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:libx11-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:libx11, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:libx11-common, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:libx11-devel, cpe:/o:zte:cgsl_core:5, cpe:/o:zte:cgsl_main:5

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: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/26/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14363

IAVB: 2020-B-0051