EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : python-crypto (EulerOS-SA-2018-1168)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110744
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the python-crypto package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- Heap-based buffer overflow in the ALGnew function in block_templace.c in Python Cryptography Toolkit (aka pycrypto) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code as demonstrated by a crafted iv parameter to cryptmsg.py.(CVE-2013-7459)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected python-crypto package.