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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-07
(Paramiko: Information disclosure)
Dwayne C. Litzenberger reported that the file 'common.py' does not
properly use RandomPool when using threads or forked processes.
A remote attacker could predict the values generated by applications
using Paramiko for encryption purposes, potentially gaining access to
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Paramiko users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/paramiko-1.7.2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31382 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-07.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0299
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