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USN-6673-3: python-cryptography vulnerability

27 May 2024

python-cryptography could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

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Details

USN-6673-1 provided a security update for python-cryptography.
This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 24.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that python-cryptography incorrectly handled memory
operations when processing mismatched PKCS#12 keys. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause python-cryptography to crash, leading to a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 23.10. (CVE-2024-26130)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 24.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6673-1: python-cryptography, python-cryptography-doc, python3-cryptography