NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2022-0040)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160815

Synopsis

The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

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

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.14.11. A double free may be caused by the function allocate_trace_buffer in the file kernel/trace/trace.c. (CVE-2017-18595)

- An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.2.6. On NUMA systems, the Linux fair scheduler has a use-after-free in show_numa_stats() because NUMA fault statistics are inappropriately freed, aka CID-16d51a590a8c. (CVE-2019-20934)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.6.1, drivers/media/usb/gspca/xirlink_cit.c (aka the Xirlink camera USB driver) mishandles invalid descriptors, aka CID-a246b4d54770. (CVE-2020-11668)

- In drivers/target/target_core_xcopy.c in the Linux kernel before 5.10.7, insufficient identifier checking in the LIO SCSI target code can be used by remote attackers to read or write files via directory traversal in an XCOPY request, aka CID-2896c93811e3. For example, an attack can occur over a network if the attacker has access to one iSCSI LUN. The attacker gains control over file access because I/O operations are proxied via an attacker-selected backstore. (CVE-2020-28374)

- The Linux kernel before 5.11.14 has a use-after-free in cipso_v4_genopt in net/ipv4/cipso_ipv4.c because the CIPSO and CALIPSO refcounting for the DOI definitions is mishandled, aka CID-ad5d07f4a9cd. This leads to writing an arbitrary value. (CVE-2021-33033)

- In the Linux kernel before 5.12.4, net/bluetooth/hci_event.c has a use-after-free when destroying an hci_chan, aka CID-5c4c8c954409. This leads to writing an arbitrary value. (CVE-2021-33034)

- fs/seq_file.c in the Linux kernel 3.16 through 5.13.x before 5.13.4 does not properly restrict seq buffer allocations, leading to an integer overflow, an Out-of-bounds Write, and escalation to root by an unprivileged user, aka CID-8cae8cd89f05. (CVE-2021-33909)

- An out-of-bounds memory write flaw was found in the Linux kernel's joystick devices subsystem in versions before 5.9-rc1, in the way the user calls ioctl JSIOCSBTNMAP. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system or possibly escalate their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability. (CVE-2021-3612)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues 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-2022-0040

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2017-18595

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2019-20934

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2020-11668

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2020-28374

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2021-33033

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2021-33034

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2021-33909

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2021-3612

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 160815

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2022-0040_kernel.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 5/9/2022

Updated: 5/10/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3612

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-28374

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bpftool, 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-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:bpftool, 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-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: 5/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18595, CVE-2019-20934, CVE-2020-11668, CVE-2020-28374, CVE-2021-3612, CVE-2021-33033, CVE-2021-33034, CVE-2021-33909

IAVA: 2021-A-0350