DescriptionPyCrypto before 2.6 does not produce appropriate prime numbers when using an ElGamal scheme to generate a key, which reduces the signature space or public key space and makes it easier for attackers to conduct brute force attacks to obtain the private key.
NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Note from the SUSE Security Teampython-crypto is only included starting SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 and will receive updates for this problem. Novell Bugzilla entry: 764127 SUSE Security Advisories:
- openSUSE-SU-2012:0830-1, published Wed, 4 Jul 2012 09:09:44 +0200 (CEST)
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