USN-3720-1: python-cryptography vulnerability

23 July 2018

python-cryptography could be made to expose sensitive information if it received a specially crafted input.



  • python-cryptography - Cryptography Python library


It was discovered that python-cryptography incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to get access to sensitive information.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.