USN-3796-1: Paramiko vulnerability

17 October 2018

Paramiko could allow unintended access to network services.

Releases

Packages

  • paramiko - Python SSH2 library

Details

Daniel Hoffman discovered that Paramiko incorrectly handled authentication
when being used as a server. A remote attacker could use this issue to
bypass authentication without any credentials.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References