Fedora 15 : python-crypto-2.3-6.fc15 (2012-8490)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update is 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?d698a9ab

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: 59352 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2417

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