Debian DLA-2959-1 : paramiko - LTS security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 159116

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-2959 advisory.

- In Paramiko before 2.10.1, a race condition (between creation and chmod) in the write_private_key_file function could allow unauthorized information disclosure. (CVE-2022-24302)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the paramiko packages.

For Debian 9 Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.0-1+deb9u2.

See Also

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-2959

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-24302

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/paramiko

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 159116

File Name: debian_DLA-2959.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/21/2022

Updated: 3/21/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24302

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:paramiko-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-paramiko, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-paramiko, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/21/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-24302