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USN-3796-2: Paramiko vulnerability

17 October 2018

Paramiko could allow unintended access to network services.

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Packages

Details

USN-3796-1 fixed a vulnerability in paramiko. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-3796-3: paramiko, python3-paramiko, python-paramiko
  • USN-3796-1: paramiko, python3-paramiko, paramiko-doc, python-paramiko