Fedora 17 : python-crypto-2.6-1.fc17 (2012-8392)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update, to the current upstream pycrypto release, includes a
number of regular bug fixes plus a security fix for CVE-2012-2417
(insecure ElGamal key generation). Anyone using ElGamal keys should
generate new keys as soon as practical (any additional information
about this bug will be tracked at
https://bugs.launchpad.net/pycrypto/+bug/985164).

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

See also :

https://bugs.launchpad.net/pycrypto/+bug/985164
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=825162
http://www.nessus.org/u?05e92f4c

Solution :

Update the affected python-crypto package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59344 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2417

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