CentOS 7 : python-paramiko (CESA-2018:3347)

high Nessus Plugin ID 119044
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for python-paramiko is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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 auth_handler.py (CVE-2018-1000805)

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 packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ea368ca8

http://www.nessus.org/u?16420d8c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119044

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-3347.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2018

Updated: 4/8/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1000805

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-paramiko, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-paramiko-doc, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/13/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000805

RHSA: 2018:3347