openSUSE Security Update : python-crypto (python-crypto-589)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Missing checks for the key length in the ARC2 module potentially
allowed attackers to crash applications using python-crypto or
potentially even cause execute arbitrary code (CVE-2009-0544).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=483345

Solution :

Update the affected python-crypto package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40301 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0544

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