Debian Security Advisory
DLA-773-2 python-crypto -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 04 Jan 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-7459.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a regression in the recent update to python-crypto, a cryptographic algorithms and protocols for Python.
We now raise a warning (not an error) on invalid input to avoid regressions in python-paramiko, duplicity. etc. introduced in in 2.6-4+deb7u4. Thanks to Salvatore Bonaccorso and Sebastian Ramacher.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in python-crypto version 2.6-4+deb7u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your python-crypto packages.