[USN-3616-2] Python Crypto vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Apr 9 12:56:37 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3616-2
April 09, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
Python Crypto could expose sensitive information.
- python-crypto: cryptographic algorithms and protocols for Python
USN-3616-1 fixed a vulnerability in Python Crypto. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Python Crypto incorrectly generated ElGamal key
parameters. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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