FreeBSD : gnupg -- attacker who obtains 4640 bits from the RNG can trivially predict the next 160 bits of output (e1c71d8d-64d9-11e6-b38a-25a46b33f2ed)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Werner Koch reports :

There was a bug in the mixing functions of Libgcrypt's random number
generator: An attacker who obtains 4640 bits from the RNG can
trivially predict the next 160 bits of output. This bug exists since
1998 in all GnuPG and Libgcrypt versions.

See also :

https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2016q3/000395.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?00d6df39

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93023 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6313

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