doing an attack on elgamal using pycrypto, how do i solve for this random K? [closed]

I am working on a cryptography homework, doing an elgamal attack. I am using pycrypto's package.

$(a, b) = encrypt(plaintext, K)$

where

$a = g^K \bmod p$

$b = (M * (y^k \bmod p)) \bmod p$

note* $y = g^x$ where $x$ is $0$.

how do i solve for $K$ in $a$? i would assume that to find $K$ in $a$, i would first undo the $\bmod p$ then solve that for $K$?

basically all variables are known except $K$,

correction, $K$ is actually a string of randomly chosen bytes, pycrypto.Random.get_random_bytes(256)

update:

(iCrypto.PublicKey.ElGamal
ElGamalobj
(iCrypto.PublicKey.ElGamal
ElGamalobj
p1
(dp2
S'y'
L3851108076650641288865103389678956230722604113016323772542883708566042695644008397665742854007727536601555544224254199922001425133482034782803499737357184245616748558709909700229181276764625497768362623566917108742272367808698987110754258303723299827479960491382285630238295061089279364243463440349018971343L
sS'p'
L120053190728662558102422374586700575861948298252350519085804716660050499427167747567030668171459827826412019436749763634225321054729778015928332247569488011408830325041398940604454841455954677214120721456908809521766401310423837479141595303402653304941224929139831429625275738949439270847278126168426051651519L
sS'g'
L28991607564753802504963461845896331885785976942821514499992205373352914326576115941685850070173798014037739188429161396978995546358116441948086532566777217447608039716620041152660962365559509983758664678029052189336271879635235368066382762520741617211910831541515492066943985149654383092191556264270212205239L
sS'x'
L0L
sb.


this is what the professor gave us, (y,p,g) are all huge primes(i think) and x is 0

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 if $x=0$ why is $y$ not $1$? – mikeazo Sep 27 '12 at 18:55 im starting to get more confused... y = g^x where x is some super secret key, i think the 0 there is just the prof messing with us then. – yao jiang Sep 27 '12 at 19:24

closed as off topic by Qiaochu YuanSep 28 '12 at 4:43

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If for the purposes of your homework, brute-force is not allowed, Baby-step giant-step wouldn't be too bad to do by hand since $K$ is small.