Amazon Linux AMI : python-crypto (ALAS-2017-801)

high Nessus Plugin ID 97553
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A heap-buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in cryptopp. This vulnerability can be used to remotely gain access to shell.

Solution

Run 'yum update python26-crypto' and/or 'yum update python27-crypto' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-801.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97553

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-801.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2017

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#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: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:python-crypto-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:python26-crypto:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:python27-crypto:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7459

ALAS: 2017-801