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

High Nessus Plugin ID 110744

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?7b9a1b0b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110744

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1168.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/06/28

Modified: 2018/06/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSSv3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7459