openSUSE Security Update : libnettle (openSUSE-2017-675)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100753

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libnettle fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6489 :

- Reject invalid RSA keys with even modulo.

- Check for invalid keys, with even p, in dsa_sign().

- Use function mpz_powm_sec() instead of mpz_powm() (bsc#991464).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected libnettle packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=991464

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100753

File Name: openSUSE-2017-675.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/13

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libhogweed2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libhogweed2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libhogweed2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libhogweed2-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnettle-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnettle-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnettle-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnettle4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnettle4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnettle4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnettle4-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nettle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nettle-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6489