GLSA-201701-23 : Botan: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201701-23
(Botan: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker might obtain ECDSA secret keys via a timing
side-channel attack or could possibly bypass TLS policy.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-23

Solution :

All Botan users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/botan-1.10.13'

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: 96417 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2849
CVE-2016-2850

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