[ALSA-2021:1608] Moderate: python-cryptography security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2021-05-18
Description:
The python-cryptography packages contain a Python Cryptographic Authority's (PyCA's) cryptography library, which provides cryptographic primitives and recipes to Python developers. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: python-cryptography (3.2.1). (BZ#1873581, BZ#1891947) Security Fix(es): * python-cryptography: bleichenbacher timing oracle attack against RSA decryption (CVE-2020-25659) * python-cryptography: certain sequences of update() calls when symmetrically encrypting very large payloads could result in an integer overflow and lead to buffer overflows (CVE-2020-36242) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • python3-cryptography-3.2.1-4.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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