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

High Nessus Plugin ID 96552


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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).


Update the affected python-pycrypto packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96552

File Name: openSUSE-2017-86.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/17

Modified: 2017/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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: 2017/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7459