FreeBSD : libgcrypt -- side-channel attack vulnerability (22f28bb3-8d98-11e7-8c37-e8e0b747a45a)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

GnuPG reports :

Mitigate a local side-channel attack on Curve25519 dubbed 'May the
Fourth Be With You'.

See also :

https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/806
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-0379
http://www.nessus.org/u?8df7e17a

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102846 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-0379

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