NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : bind Vulnerability (NS-SA-2022-0041)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 160871


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


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

- In BIND 9.8.5 -> 9.8.8, 9.9.3 -> 9.11.29, 9.12.0 -> 9.16.13, and versions BIND 9.9.3-S1 -> 9.11.29-S1 and 9.16.8-S1 -> 9.16.13-S1 of BIND 9 Supported Preview Edition, as well as release versions 9.17.0 -> 9.17.11 of the BIND 9.17 development branch, when a vulnerable version of named receives a malformed IXFR triggering the flaw described above, the named process will terminate due to a failed assertion the next time the transferred secondary zone is refreshed. (CVE-2021-25214)

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 bind 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: 160871

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2022-0041_bind.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: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-25214


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/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:bind, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-export-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-export-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_core:bind-utils, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-chroot, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-export-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-export-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-libs-lite, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-license, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-lite-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-pkcs11-devel, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-pkcs11-libs, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-pkcs11-utils, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-sdb, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-sdb-chroot, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:bind-utils, 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: 4/28/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-25214

IAVA: 2021-A-0206-S