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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
24 July 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-10903
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators
running python-cryptography check for an updated version of the
software for their operating system.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3720-1
July 23, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
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
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
Â python-cryptographyÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.1.4-1ubuntu1.2
Â python3-cryptographyÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2.1.4-1ubuntu1.2
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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