Debian DSA-4231-1 : libgcrypt20 - security update

Low Nessus Plugin ID 110572


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


It was discovered that Libgcrypt is prone to a local side-channel attack allowing recovery of ECDSA private keys.


Upgrade the libgcrypt20 packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.6-2+deb9u3.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 110572

File Name: debian_DSA-4231.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/18

Updated: 2018/11/13

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:debian:debian_linux:libgcrypt20, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0495

DSA: 4231