Debian DLA-1556-1 : paramiko security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118469


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


CVE-2018-1000805 Fix to prevent malicious clients to trick the Paramiko server into thinking an unauthenticated client is authenticated.

CVE-2018-7750 Fix check whether authentication is completed before processing other requests. A customized SSH client can simply skip the authentication step.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.15.1-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your paramiko packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118469

File Name: debian_DLA-1556.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/29/2018

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:paramiko-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-paramiko, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-paramiko, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000805, CVE-2018-7750