Security update for python-paramiko

SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-paramiko
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2853-1
Rating: important
References: #1085276 #1106148
Cross-References: CVE-2018-7750
Affected Products:
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL

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 CaaS Platform ALL:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (noarch):
    • python-paramiko-1.18.5-10.6.1