openSUSE Security Update : libgcrypt (openSUSE-SU-2014:1058-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libgcrypt was updated to 1.5.4 to prevent a side-channel attack on
Elgamal encryption subkeys.

Besides that the following issues were resolved :

	 - Improved performance of RSA, DSA, and Elgamal by using a new
exponentiation algorithm.

- Fixed a subtle bug in mpi_set_bit which could set
spurious bits.

- Fixed a bug in an internal division function.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libgcrypt packages.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77365 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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