Bug 1295869 - (CVE-2016-1494) CVE-2016-1494 python-rsa: Signature forgery using Bleichenbacher'06 attack
CVE-2016-1494 python-rsa: Signature forgery using Bleichenbacher'06 attack
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20160105,repor...
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Depends On: 1295870 1295871
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Reported: 2016-01-05 11:16 EST by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-12-19 11:05 EST (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2016-01-05 11:16:50 EST
It was found that python-rsa is vulnerable to Bleichenbacher'06 attack, allowing attacker to fake signatures for any public key with low exponent.

Upstream patch:

https://bitbucket.org/sybren/python-rsa/pull-requests/14/security-fix-bb06-attack-in-verify-by/diff

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/18

External reference:

https://blog.filippo.io/bleichenbacher-06-signature-forgery-in-python-rsa/
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-01-05 11:17:18 EST
Created python-rsa tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1295870]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1295871]

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