SUSE SLES11 Security Update : python-pycrypto (SUSE-SU-2017:1744-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 101259
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for python-pycrypto fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2013-7459: Fixed a potential heap buffer overflow in ALGnew (bsc#1017420).

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp4-python-pycrypto-13187=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-python-pycrypto-13187=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1017420

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7459/

http://www.nessus.org/u?0bb4f1f5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101259

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1744-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/6/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-pycrypto, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/30/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/15/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7459