Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Mike Wiacek discovered that the ARC2 implementation in Python Crypto
did not correctly check the key length. If a user or automated system
were tricked into processing a malicious ARC2 stream, a remote
attacker could execute arbitrary code or crash the application using
Python Crypto, leading to a denial of service.
Update the affected python-crypto, python-crypto-dbg and / or
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 37504 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0544