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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for paramiko (DLA-2860-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'paramiko' package(s) announced via the DLA-2860-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'paramiko' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.0-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your paramiko packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)