NewStart CGSL MAIN 6.02 : libpcap Vulnerability (NS-SA-2022-0085)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 167466


The remote NewStart CGSL host is affected by a vulnerability.


The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version MAIN 6.02, has libpcap packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- sf-pcapng.c in libpcap before 1.9.1 does not properly validate the PHB header length before allocating memory. (CVE-2019-15165)

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 libpcap 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: 167466

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2022-0085_libpcap.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/15/2022

Updated: 11/15/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-15165


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:zte:cgsl_main:6, p-cpe:/a:zte:cgsl_main:libpcap

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/ZTE-CGSL/release, Host/ZTE-CGSL/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15165