Security update for python-paramiko

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-paramiko
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2777-1
Rating: important
References: #1085276 #1106148
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.


This update for python-paramiko to version 1.18.5 fixes the following issues:
This security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2018-7750: in the SSH server implementation of Paramiko did not properly check whether authentication is completed processing other requests. A customized SSH client could have skipped the authentication step (bsc#1085276)

This non-security issue was fixed:
  • Prevent connection problems with ssh servers due to no acceptable macs being available (bsc#1106148)

For additional changes please check the changelog.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2018-1945=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (noarch):
    • python-paramiko-1.18.5-2.12.1