Upstream information

CVE-2016-1494 at MITRE

Description

The verify function in the RSA package for Python (Python-RSA) before 3.3 allows attackers to spoof signatures with a small public exponent via crafted signature padding, aka a BERserk attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 960680 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
  • python-rsa >= 3.1.4-11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2016-75
openSUSE 13.1
  • python-rsa >= 3.1.4-5.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-33
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • python-rsa >= 3.1.4-5.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-33


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 python-rsa Released