NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : nss Vulnerability (NS-SA-2022-0005)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160828


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


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

- A flaw was found in the way NSS handled CCS (ChangeCipherSpec) messages in TLS 1.3. This flaw allows a remote attacker to send multiple CCS messages, causing a denial of service for servers compiled with the NSS library. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. This flaw affects NSS versions before 3.58. (CVE-2020-25648)

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 nss 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: 160828

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2022-0005_nss.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 5/10/2022

Updated: 5/10/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25648


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:nss, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:nss-tools, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:nss, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:nss-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:nss-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:nss-sysinit, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:nss-tools, 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: 5/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25648