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 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.