NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : linuxptp Vulnerability (NS-SA-2022-0006)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160848

Synopsis

The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

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

- A flaw was found in the ptp4l program of the linuxptp package. A missing length check when forwarding a PTP message between ports allows a remote attacker to cause an information leak, crash, or potentially remote code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. This flaw affects linuxptp versions before 3.1.1, before 2.0.1, before 1.9.3, before 1.8.1, before 1.7.1, before 1.6.1 and before 1.5.1. (CVE-2021-3570)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the vulnerable CGSL linuxptp 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-2022-0006

http://security.gd-linux.com/info/CVE-2021-3570

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 160848

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2022-0006_linuxptp.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 5/10/2022

Updated: 5/10/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3570

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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:linuxptp, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:linuxptp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:linuxptp, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:linuxptp-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: 5/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/6/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3570