openSUSE Security Update : libnettle (openSUSE-2016-211)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libnettle fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-8803: secp256 calculation bug (boo#964845)

- CVE-2015-8804: Miscalculations on secp384 curve
(boo#964847)

- CVE-2015-8805: Fixed miscomputation bugs in secp-256r1
modulo functions. (boo#964849)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=964845
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=964847
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=964849

Solution :

Update the affected libnettle packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88771 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8803
CVE-2015-8804
CVE-2015-8805

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