SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : libgcrypt (SUSE-SU-2015:1626-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes the following issues :

- Use ciphertext blinding for Elgamal decryption
[CVE-2014-3591]. See
http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~tromer/radioexp/ for details.
(bsc#920057)

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

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 :

http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~tromer/radioexp/
https://bugzilla.suse.com/920057
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3591.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0837.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d0812787

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 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libgcrypt-12102=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-libgcrypt-12102=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: 86143 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73064
73066

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3591
CVE-2015-0837

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