NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : freetype Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0144)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154544

Synopsis

The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

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

- Heap buffer overflow in Freetype in Google Chrome prior to 86.0.4240.111 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2020-15999)

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 freetype 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-2021-0144

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2020-15999

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154544

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0144_freetype.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2021

Updated: 11/30/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15999

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:freetype, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:freetype-demos, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:freetype-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:freetype, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:freetype-demos, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:freetype-devel, cpe:/o:zte:cgsl_core:5, cpe:/o:zte:cgsl_main:5

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: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15999

IAVA: 2020-A-0486-S