NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2021-0115)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154563

Synopsis

The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04, has kernel packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- ** DISPUTED ** A memory leak in the nl80211_get_ftm_responder_stats() function in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering nl80211hdr_put() failures, aka CID-1399c59fa929. NOTE: third parties dispute the relevance of this because it occurs on a code path where a successful allocation has already occurred. (CVE-2019-19055)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.3.11, sound/core/timer.c has a use-after-free caused by erroneous code refactoring, aka CID-e7af6307a8a5. This is related to snd_timer_open and snd_timer_close_locked. The timeri variable was originally intended to be for a newly created timer instance, but was used for a different purpose after refactoring. (CVE-2019-19807)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.7.8, fs/nfsd/vfs.c (in the NFS server) can set incorrect permissions on new filesystem objects when the filesystem lacks ACL support, aka CID-22cf8419f131. This occurs because the current umask is not considered. (CVE-2020-24394)

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.11.3. A kernel pointer leak can be used to determine the address of the iscsi_transport structure. When an iSCSI transport is registered with the iSCSI subsystem, the transport's handle is available to unprivileged users via the sysfs file system, at /sys/class/iscsi_transport/$TRANSPORT_NAME/handle. When read, the show_transport_handle function (in drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_iscsi.c) is called, which leaks the handle. This handle is actually the pointer to an iscsi_transport struct in the kernel module's global variables. (CVE-2021-27363)

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.11.3. Certain iSCSI data structures do not have appropriate length constraints or checks, and can exceed the PAGE_SIZE value. An unprivileged user can send a Netlink message that is associated with iSCSI, and has a length up to the maximum length of a Netlink message. (CVE-2021-27365)

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 kernel 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-2021-0115

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2019-19055

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2019-19807

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2020-24394

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2021-27363

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2021-27365

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154563

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0115_kernel.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2021

Updated: 11/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-19807

CVSS v3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-27365

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-core, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-debug-core, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-debug-modules, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-sign-keys, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:perf, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:python-perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-sign-keys, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:perf, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:perf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:python-perf, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:python-perf-debuginfo, 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: 11/18/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19055, CVE-2019-19807, CVE-2020-24394, CVE-2021-27363, CVE-2021-27365