PyCrypto before 2.6 does not produce appropriate prime numbers when using an ElGamal scheme to generate a key, which reduces the signature space or public key space and makes it easier for attackers to conduct brute force attacks to obtain the private key.
Published 2012-06-17 03:41:41
Updated 2017-08-29 01:31:37
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2417

0.43%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 71 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2417

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2417

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-2417

Products affected by CVE-2012-2417

This web site uses cookies for managing your session, storing preferences, website analytics and additional purposes described in our privacy policy.
By using this web site you are agreeing to CVEdetails.com terms of use!