Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that PyCrypto produced inappropriate prime numbers
when generating ElGamal keys. An attacker could use this flaw to
facilitate brute-forcing of ElGamal encryption keys.
Update the affected python-crypto package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59783 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53687
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2417
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