NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : dbus Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0136)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154561


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


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

- An issue was discovered in dbus >= 1.3.0 before 1.12.18. The DBusServer in libdbus, as used in dbus- daemon, leaks file descriptors when a message exceeds the per-message file descriptor limit. A local attacker with access to the D-Bus system bus or another system service's private AF_UNIX socket could use this to make the system service reach its file descriptor limit, denying service to subsequent D-Bus clients. (CVE-2020-12049)

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 dbus 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: 154561

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0136_dbus.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2021

Updated: 11/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12049


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:zte:cgsl_core:5, cpe:/o:zte:cgsl_main:5, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:dbus, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:dbus-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:dbus-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:dbus-doc, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:dbus-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:dbus-tests, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:dbus-x11, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:dbus, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:dbus-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:dbus-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:dbus-doc, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:dbus-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:dbus-tests, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:dbus-x11

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: 6/8/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12049