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[ MDVSA-2009:050 ] python-pycrypto
From: security () mandriva com
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 01:03:01 +0100


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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2009:050
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : python-pycrypto
 Date    : February 20, 2009
 Affected: 2009.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in PyCrypto
 ARC2 module 2.0.1, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial
 of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large ARC2 key
 length (CVE-2009-0544).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0544
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0:
 408f60e091c28ab304bed71fd4fb31e6  2009.0/i586/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm 
 469e8ca8ca83ab6a8e6a7a678fd2d197  2009.0/SRPMS/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64:
 b5ccb51f68d70b10f93aca1785e8b90d  2009.0/x86_64/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm 
 469e8ca8ca83ab6a8e6a7a678fd2d197  2009.0/SRPMS/python-pycrypto-2.0.1-4.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm
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 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

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 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
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