openSUSE Security Update : libcryptopp (openSUSE-2015-504)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libcryptopp was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-2141: The
InvertibleRWFunction::CalculateInverse function in
rw.cpp in libcrypt++ 5.6.2 did not properly blind
private key operations for the Rabin-Williams digital
signature algorithm, which allowed remote attackers to
obtain private keys via a timing attack (bsc#936435).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=936435

Solution :

Update the affected libcryptopp packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84888 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2141

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