Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDVSA-2013:205)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in gnupg and in
libgcrypt :

Yarom and Falkner discovered that RSA secret keys in applications
using GnuPG 1.x, and using the libgcrypt library, could be leaked via
a side channel attack, where a malicious local user could obtain
private key information from another user on the system

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected gnupg, lib64gcrypt-devel and / or lib64gcrypt11

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69190 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61464

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4242

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