Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1556-1 paramiko -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-7750, CVE-2018-1000805.
More information:
  • CVE-2018-1000805

    Fix to prevent malicious clients to trick the Paramiko server into thinking an unauthenticated client is authenticated.

  • CVE-2018-7750

    Fix check whether authentication is completed before processing other requests. A customized SSH client can simply skip the authentication step.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.15.1-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your paramiko packages.

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