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

High Nessus Plugin ID 119044

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?16420d8c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119044

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-3347.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/21

Modified: 2018/11/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000805

RHSA: 2018:3347