FreeBSD : cryptopp -- multiple vulnerabilities (eab68cff-bc0c-11e6-b2ca-001b3856973b)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Multiple sources report :

CVE-2015-2141: The InvertibleRWFunction::CalculateInverse function in
rw.cpp in libcrypt++ 5.6.2 does not properly blind private key
operations for the Rabin-Williams digital signature algorithm, which
allows remote attackers to obtain private keys via a timing attack.
Fixed in 5.6.3.

CVE-2016-3995: Incorrect implementation of Rijndael timing attack
countermeasure. Fixed in 5.6.4.

CVE-2016-7420: Library built without -DNDEBUG could egress sensitive
information to the filesystem via a core dump if an assert was
triggered. Fixed in 5.6.5.

See also :

https://eprint.iacr.org/2015/368
https://github.com/weidai11/cryptopp/issues/146
https://github.com/weidai11/cryptopp/issues/277
http://www.nessus.org/u?fb34f52f

Solution :

Update the affected package.

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: 95589 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2141
CVE-2016-3995
CVE-2016-7420

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