GLSA-201606-04 : GnuPG: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-04
(GnuPG: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GnuPG and libgcrypt,
please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A local attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
Side-channel attacks could be leveraged to obtain key material.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-04

Solution :

All GnuPG 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/gnupg-2.0.26-r3'
All GnuPG 1 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-crypt/gnupg-1.4.19'
All libgcrypt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libgcrypt-1.6.3-r4'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91481 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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