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FreeBSD Ports: py-pycrypto

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: py-pycrypto CVE-2012-2417 PyCrypto before 2.6 does not produce appropriate prime numbers when using an ElGamal scheme to generate a key, which reduces the signature space or public key space and makes it easier for attackers to conduct brute force attacks to obtain the private key.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)