MGASA-2021-0129 - Updated python-cryptography package fixes a security vulnerability

Publication date: 12 Mar 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0129.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2020-36242

In the cryptography package before 3.3.2 for Python, certain sequences of
update calls to symmetrically encrypt multi-GB values could result in an
integer overflow and buffer overflow (CVE-2020-36242).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28384
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/L7RGQLK4J5ZQFRLKCHVVG6BKZTUQMG7E/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-36242

SRPMS:
- 8/core/python-cryptography-3.3.1-1.1.mga8