FreeBSD : py-rsa -- Bleichenbacher'06 signature forgery vulnerability (e78bfc9d-cb1e-11e5-b251-0050562a4d7b)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88585


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Filippo Valsorda reports :

python-rsa is vulnerable to a straightforward variant of the Bleichenbacher'06 attack against RSA signature verification with low public exponent.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88585

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e78bfc9dcb1e11e5b2510050562a4d7b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/05

Modified: 2016/10/19

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:freebsd:freebsd:py27-rsa, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py32-rsa, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py33-rsa, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py34-rsa, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py35-rsa, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1494