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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python-rsa (ALAS-2016-644) (CVE-2016-1494)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for python-rsa (ALAS-2016-644) (CVE-2016-1494)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/12/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The verify function in the RSA package for Python (Python-RSA) before 3.3 allows attackers to spoof signatures with a small public exponent via crafted signature padding, aka a BERserk attack.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-rsa
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-rsa

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python26-rsa
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-python27-rsa

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