openSUSE Security Update : python-pycrypto (openSUSE-2017-86)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96552
New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it is different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for python-pycrypto fixes the following issues :

- A heap buffer overflow in the AES module was fixed that could have lead to remote code execution, if the mode of operation can be specified from the outside (CVE-2013-7459, boo#1017420).

Solution

Update the affected python-pycrypto packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1017420

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96552

File Name: openSUSE-2017-86.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/17/2017

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-pycrypto, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-pycrypto-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/16/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7459