openSUSE Security Update : python-rsa (openSUSE-2016-33)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88123


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for python-rsa fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2016-1494: Possible signature forgery via Bleichenbacher attack (bsc#960680)

The following bugs fixes are included :

- FATE#319904, boo#954690: Support VPN feature in google-cloud-sdk

- boo#935595: missing coreutils requirement


Update the affected python-rsa package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88123

File Name: openSUSE-2016-33.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/25

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N


Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-rsa, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1494