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Vulnerability of Paramiko: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Paramiko, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/10/2018.
Références of this threat: bulletinjul2019, CVE-2018-1000805, DLA-1556-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0129-1, RHSA-2018:3347-01, RHSA-2018:3406-01, SUSE-SU-2019:0174-1, SUSE-SU-2021:0038-1, USN-3796-1, USN-3796-2, USN-3796-3, VIGILANCE-VUL-27555.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Paramiko, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new paramiko packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: paramiko 1.15.1-1+deb8u1

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new python-paramiko packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: python-paramiko 2.4.2-lp150.2.3.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of July 2019 v1.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

RHEL 6.x: new python-paramiko packages.
New packages are available, as indicated in information sources.

RHEL 7: new python-paramiko packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: python-paramiko 2.1.1-9.el7

SUSE LE 12: new python-paramiko packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM-SP5: python-paramiko 2.1.3-9.6.1

SUSE LE 15: new python-paramiko packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: python-paramiko 2.4.2-3.3.2

Ubuntu: new python-paramiko packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.10: python-paramiko 2.4.1-0ubuntu3.1, python3-paramiko 2.4.1-0ubuntu3.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: python-paramiko 2.0.0-1ubuntu1.1, python3-paramiko 2.0.0-1ubuntu1.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: python-paramiko 1.16.0-1ubuntu0.2, python3-paramiko 1.16.0-1ubuntu0.2
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: python-paramiko 1.10.1-1git1ubuntu0.2
  Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: python-paramiko 1.7.7.1-2ubuntu1.2
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