CentOS 6 : python-paramiko (CESA-2018:1124)

High Nessus Plugin ID 109526

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for python-paramiko is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The python-paramiko package provides a Python module that implements the SSH2 protocol for encrypted and authenticated connections to remote machines. Unlike SSL, the SSH2 protocol does not require hierarchical certificates signed by a powerful central authority. The protocol also includes the ability to open arbitrary channels to remote services across an encrypted tunnel.

Security Fix(es) :

* python-paramiko: Authentication bypass in transport.py (CVE-2018-7750)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected python-paramiko package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e0bc15b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109526

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-1124.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/03

Updated: 2019/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-paramiko, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7750

RHSA: 2018:1124