SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libgcrypt (SUSE-SU-2015:1511-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes the following issues :

Security :

- Fixed data-dependent timing variations in modular
exponentiation [related to CVE-2015-0837, Last-Level
Cache Side-Channel Attacks are Practical] (bsc#920057)

Bugfixes :

- don't drop privileges when locking secure memory
(bsc#938343)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/920057
https://bugzilla.suse.com/938343
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0837.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?715db63e

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-500=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-500=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-500=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85871 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73064

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0837

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