openSUSE Security Update : python-pycrypto (openSUSE-2017-86)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for python-pycrypto fixes the following issues :

- A heap buffer overflow in the AES module was fixed that
could have lead to remote code execution, if the mode of
operation can be specified from the outside
(CVE-2013-7459, boo#1017420).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1017420

Solution :

Update the affected python-pycrypto packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96552 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7459

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