SUSE SLES11 Security Update : python-pycrypto (SUSE-SU-2017:1744-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for python-pycrypto fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2013-7459: Fixed a potential heap buffer overflow in
ALGnew (bsc#1017420).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1017420
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7459.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?482ce139

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch
slesctsp4-python-pycrypto-13187=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch
slesctsp3-python-pycrypto-13187=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101259 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7459

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