ALAS-2016-644


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-644
Advisory Release Date: 2016-02-09 13:30 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2016-1494 

Issue Overview:

It was found that python-rsa is vulnerable to Bleichenbacher'06 attack, allowing attacker to fake signatures for any public key with low exponent. (CVE-2016-1494 )


Affected Packages:

python-rsa


Issue Correction:
Run yum update python-rsa to update your system.

New Packages:
noarch:
    python26-rsa-3.3-2.7.amzn1.noarch
    python27-rsa-3.3-2.7.amzn1.noarch

src:
    python-rsa-3.3-2.7.amzn1.src