NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : initscripts Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0110)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154594


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


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

- rc.sysinit in initscripts before 8.76.3-1 on Fedora 9 and other Linux platforms allows local users to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file or directory under (1) /var/lock or (2) /var/run.

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 initscripts 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: 154594

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0110_initscripts.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/28/2021

Updated: 12/26/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2008-3524


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:debugmode, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:initscripts, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:initscripts-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:debugmode, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:initscripts, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:initscripts-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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3524