Scientific Linux Security Update : libgcrypt on SL5.0 - 5.3 i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

gnutls-1.4.1-3.el5_4.8 is a moderate security update that required
/usr/libm/ to have the symbol gcry_cipher_setkey This
is only available in the newer libgcrypt that was released with SL
5.4. This update updates libgcrypt in the older SL 5 releases so that
the gnutls security update works correctly.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libgcrypt and / or libgcrypt-devel packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60770 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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