Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2860-1 paramiko -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Dec 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 892859, Bug 910760.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-7750, CVE-2018-1000805.
More information:

A couple of vulnerabilities were found in paramiko, an implementation of SSHv2 protocol in Python.

  • 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 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.0-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your paramiko packages.

For the detailed security status of paramiko please refer to its security tracker page at:

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