NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : openldap Vulnerability (NS-SA-2021-0168)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154602


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


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

- In filter.c in slapd in OpenLDAP before 2.4.50, LDAP search filters with nested boolean expressions can result in denial of service (daemon crash). (CVE-2020-12243)

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154602

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2021-0168_openldap.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 10/28/2021

Updated: 11/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12243


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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:openldap, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openldap-clients, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openldap-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openldap-servers, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:openldap-servers-sql, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openldap, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openldap-clients, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openldap-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openldap-servers, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:openldap-servers-sql, 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: 4/28/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12243

IAVB: 2020-B-0028-S