CVE-2013-1445 Detail

Current Description

The Crypto.Random.atfork function in PyCrypto before 2.6.1 does not properly reseed the pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) before allowing a child process to access it, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information by leveraging a race condition in which a child process is created and accesses the PRNG within the same rate-limit period as another process.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2781
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/10/17/3 Exploit  Patch 
https://github.com/dlitz/pycrypto/commit/19dcf7b15d61b7dc1a125a367151de40df6ef175 Exploit 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1445
NVD Published Date:
10/26/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/28/2013
Source:
MITRE