GLSA-201610-04 : libgcrypt: 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-201610-04
(libgcrypt: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libgcrypt. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

Side-channel attacks can leak private key information. A separate
critical bug allows an attacker who obtains 4640 bits from the RNG to
trivially predict the next 160 bits of output.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1795184d
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-04

Solution :

All libgcrypt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libgcrypt-1.7.3'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93946 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3591
CVE-2015-0837
CVE-2015-7511
CVE-2016-6313

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