USN-3720-1: python-cryptography vulnerability
23 July 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 information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.