CVE-2020-25657 Affecting python3-M2Crypto package, versions <0.38.0-150400.3.6.1

  • Attack Complexity


  • Confidentiality


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  • published

    6 Aug 2022

  • disclosed

    5 Aug 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade SLES:15.4 python3-M2Crypto to version 0.38.0-150400.3.6.1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream python3-M2Crypto package. See How to fix? for SLES:15.4 relevant versions.

A flaw was found in all released versions of m2crypto, where they are vulnerable to Bleichenbacher timing attacks in the RSA decryption API via the timed processing of valid PKCS#1 v1.5 Ciphertext. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality.