RHEL 7 : python-paramiko (RHSA-2018:3347)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118543
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for python-paramiko is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The python-paramiko package provides a Python module that implements
the SSH2 protocol for encrypted and authenticated connections to
remote machines. Unlike SSL, the SSH2 protocol does not require
hierarchical certificates signed by a powerful central authority. The
protocol also includes the ability to open arbitrary channels to
remote services across an encrypted tunnel.
Security Fix(es) :
* python-paramiko: Authentication bypass in auth_handler.py
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a
CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s)
listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected python-paramiko and / or python-paramiko-doc