Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : libgcrypt11, libgcrypt20 vulnerability (USN-2896-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Daniel Genkin, Lev Pachmanov, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered
that Libgcrypt was susceptible to an attack via physical side
channels. A local attacker could use this attack to possibly recover
private keys.

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

Solution :

Update the affected libgcrypt11 and / or libgcrypt20 packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88747 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7511

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