This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
The Crypto.Random.atfork function in PyCrypto before 2.6.1 does not
properly reseed the pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) before
allowing a child process to access it, which makes it easier for
context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information by
leveraging a race condition in which a child process is created and
accesses the PRNG within the same rate-limit period as another
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: 70905 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1445
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