[ MDVSA-2009:050-1 ] python-pycrypto

2009-02-25T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:21382
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-02-25T00:00:00

Description

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:050-1 http://www.mandriva.com/security/


Package : python-pycrypto Date : February 23, 2009 Affected: 2009.0


Problem Description:

A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in PyCrypto ARC2 module 2.0.1, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large ARC2 key length (CVE-2009-0544).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Update:

The previous update package was not signed.


References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0544


Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2009.0: e50d00d0c1a180f214ba9ad5d712e4e4 2009.0/i586/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.i586.rpm 610275bf3bcc33e324cc42ea1a1e0021 2009.0/SRPMS/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64: 77071b620a3b193ddc50bcc7e60873be 2009.0/x86_64/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm 610275bf3bcc33e324cc42ea1a1e0021 2009.0/SRPMS/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.src.rpm


To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com


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