NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : openwsman Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0174)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154549


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


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

- Openwsman, versions up to and including 2.6.9, are vulnerable to infinite loop in process_connection() when parsing specially crafted HTTP requests. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious HTTP request to cause denial of service to openwsman server.

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 openwsman 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: 154549

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0174_openwsman.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2021

Updated: 10/27/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3833


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:libwsman-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:libwsman1, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openwsman-client, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openwsman-perl, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openwsman-python, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openwsman-ruby, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openwsman-server, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:libwsman-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:libwsman1, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openwsman-client, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openwsman-perl, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openwsman-python, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openwsman-ruby, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openwsman-server, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3833