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CentOS Update for python-paramiko CESA-2018:3406 centos6

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'python-paramiko' package(s) announced via the CESA-2018:3406 advisory.

Insight

Insight

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

python-paramiko on CentOS 6.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)