FreeBSD : libgcrypt -- side-channel attack vulnerability (22f28bb3-8d98-11e7-8c37-e8e0b747a45a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102846


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


GnuPG reports :

Mitigate a local side-channel attack on Curve25519 dubbed 'May the Fourth Be With You'.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102846

File Name: freebsd_pkg_22f28bb38d9811e78c37e8e0b747a45a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/31

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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:freebsd:freebsd:libgcrypt, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/08/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0379