NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : OpenEXR Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2021-0149)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154562


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05, has OpenEXR packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- An issue was discovered in OpenEXR before 2.4.1. There is an out-of-bounds read during Huffman uncompression, as demonstrated by FastHufDecoder::refill in ImfFastHuf.cpp. (CVE-2020-11761)

- An issue was discovered in OpenEXR before 2.4.1. There is an std::vector out-of-bounds read and write, as demonstrated by ImfTileOffsets.cpp. (CVE-2020-11763)

- An issue was discovered in OpenEXR before 2.4.1. There is an out-of-bounds write in copyIntoFrameBuffer in ImfMisc.cpp. (CVE-2020-11764)

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154562

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0149_OpenEXR.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: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-11764


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openexr, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openexr-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openexr-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openexr, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openexr-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openexr-libs, 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: 4/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11761, CVE-2020-11763, CVE-2020-11764