NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : xorg-x11-server Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0116)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154572


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04, has xorg-x11-server packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- A flaw was found in xorg-x11-server in versions before 1.20.11. An integer underflow can occur in xserver which can lead to a local privilege escalation. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2021-3472)

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 xorg-x11-server 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: 154572

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0116_xorg-x11-server.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2021

Updated: 10/27/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3472


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-Xdmx, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-Xephyr, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-Xnest, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-Xorg, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-Xvfb, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-Xwayland, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-common, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:xorg-x11-server-source, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-Xdmx, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-Xephyr, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-Xnest, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-Xorg, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-Xvfb, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-Xwayland, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-common, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:xorg-x11-server-source, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3472