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USN-3796-3: Paramiko vulnerability

22 October 2018

Paramiko could allow unintended access to network services.




USN-3796-1 fixed a vulnerability in Paramiko. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.10.

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.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10

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


Related notices

  • USN-3796-2: python-paramiko, paramiko
  • USN-3796-1: python-paramiko, paramiko-doc, paramiko, python3-paramiko