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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-14
(PyCrypto: Remote execution of arbitrary code)
A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in
PyCrypto. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, able to control the mode of operation in PyCrypto’s
AES module, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PyCrypto users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-python/pycrypto-2.6.1-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5