Scientific Linux Security Update : libgcrypt on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A design flaw was found in the libgcrypt PRNG
(Pseudo-Random Number Generator). An attacker able to
obtain the first 580 bytes of the PRNG output could
predict the following 20 bytes. (CVE-2016-6313)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f4ad2812

Solution :

Update the affected libgcrypt, libgcrypt-debuginfo and / or
libgcrypt-devel packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94652 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6313

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