Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Crypt-DSA (MDVSA-2013:241)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in perl-Crypt-DSA :

The Crypt::DSA (aka Crypt-DSA) module 1.17 and earlier for Perl, when
/dev/random is absent, uses the Data::Random module, which makes it
easier for remote attackers to spoof a signature, or determine the
signing key of a signed message, via a brute-force attack
(CVE-2011-3599).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-Crypt-DSA package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70133 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49928

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3599

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