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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: python-crypto-2.3-6.fc16
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Sunday 3rd June 2012 23:34:31 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-8470
2012-05-27 01:33:59
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Name        : python-crypto
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 2.3
Release     : 6.fc16
URL         : http://www.pycrypto.org/
Summary     : Cryptography library for Python
Description :
Python-crypto is a collection of both secure hash functions (such as MD5
and
SHA), and various encryption algorithms (AES, DES, RSA, ElGamal, etc.).

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Update Information:

This update is a security fix for CVE-2012-2417 (insecure ElGamal key
generation). Anyone using ElGamal keys should generate new keys as soon as
practical (any additional information about this bug will be tracked at https://bugs.launchpad.net/pycrypto/+bug/985164).
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ChangeLog:

* Fri May 25 2012 Paul Howarth  - 2.3-6
- Fix insecure ElGamal key generation (#825164, CVE-2012-2417)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #825162 - CVE-2012-2417 python-crypto: Insecure ElGamal key
generation
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=825162
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update python-crypto' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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