openSUSE Security Update : libgcrypt (openSUSE-2017-743)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libgcrypt fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9526: Store the session key in secure memory to
ensure that constant time point operations are used in
the MPI library. (bsc#1042326)

- Don't require secure memory for the fips selftests, this
prevents the 'Oops, secure memory pool already
initialized' warning. (bsc#931932)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libgcrypt packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101136 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9526

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