EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : python-crypto (EulerOS-SA-2018-1168)

high Nessus Plugin ID 110744
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the python-crypto package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in the ALGnew function in block_templace.c in Python Cryptography Toolkit (aka pycrypto) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as demonstrated by a crafted iv parameter to cryptmsg.py.(CVE-2013-7459)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected python-crypto package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a83eee43

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110744

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1168.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 6/28/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:python-crypto, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 6/12/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7459