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Mandriva: [ MDVSA-2009:050-1 ] python-pycrypto Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in PyCrypto ARC2 module 2.0.1, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large ARC2 key length (CVE-2009-0544)
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDVSA-2009:050-1
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : python-pycrypto
 Date    : February 23, 2009
 Affected: 2009.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in PyCrypto
 ARC2 module 2.0.1, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial
 of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large ARC2 key
 length (CVE-2009-0544).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

 Update:

 The previous update package was not signed.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0544
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0:
 e50d00d0c1a180f214ba9ad5d712e4e4  2009.0/i586/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.i586.rpm 
 610275bf3bcc33e324cc42ea1a1e0021  2009.0/SRPMS/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64:
 77071b620a3b193ddc50bcc7e60873be  2009.0/x86_64/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm 
 610275bf3bcc33e324cc42ea1a1e0021  2009.0/SRPMS/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.2mdv2009.0.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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