Debian Security Advisory
DLA-773-1 python-crypto -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Jan 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 849495.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-7459.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a vulnerability in python-crypto, a library of cryptographic algorithms and protocols for Python. Calling AES.new with an invalid parameter could crash the Python interpreter:
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in python-crypto version 2.6-4+deb7u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-crypto packages.