This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-21
(nettle: Information disclosure)
It was found that nettle’s RSA and DSA decryption code was vulnerable
to cache-related side channel attacks.
See the referenced technical paper “Cache Attacks Enable Bulk Key
Recovery on the Cloud” below for details.
An attacker could recover the private key from a co-located
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All nettle users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/nettle-3.2-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0