FreeBSD : libgcrypt -- side-channel attack vulnerability (9b5162de-6f39-11e8-818e-e8e0b747a45a)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 110521


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


GnuPG reports :

Mitigate a local side-channel attack on ECDSA signature as described in the white paper 'Return on the Hidden Number Problem'.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 110521

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9b5162de6f3911e8818ee8e0b747a45a.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2018/06/14

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/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: 2018/06/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0495