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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131178
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0011
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0011
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0011

Vulnerability Insight:
A signature forgery vulnerability in python-rsa allows an attacker to fake signatures for arbitrary messages for any key with a low exponent e, such as the common value of 3 (CVE-2016-1494).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-1494
BugTraq ID: 79829
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79829
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/175897.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/175942.html
https://blog.filippo.io/bleichenbacher-06-signature-forgery-in-python-rsa/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/05/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/05/1
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0108 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00032.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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