FreeBSD : pycrypto -- ARC2 module buffer overflow (5a021595-fba9-11dd-86f3-0030843d3802)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35695


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Dwayne C. Litzenberger reports :

pycrypto is exposed to a buffer overflow issue because it fails to adequately verify user-supplied input. This issue resides in the ARC2 module. This issue can be triggered with specially crafted ARC2 keys in excess of 128 bytes.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35695

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5a021595fba911dd86f30030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/02/17

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py-pycrypto, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/02/06