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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
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.
See also :
Run 'yum update python-crypto' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69693 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2417
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