Slackware 14.2 / current : libgcrypt (SSA:2017-261-02)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103307


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New libgcrypt packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected libgcrypt package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103307

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2017-261-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/19

Modified: 2018/01/26

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:slackware:slackware_linux:libgcrypt, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0379

SSA: 2017-261-02