Fedora 27 : libtomcrypt (2018-39e0872379)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111238



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fix Side Channel Based ECDSA Key Extraction (CVE-2018-12437) (PR #408)

- Fix potential stack overflow when DER flexi-decoding (CVE-2018-0739) (PR #373)

- Fix two-key 3DES (PR #390)

- Fix accelerated CTR mode (PR #359)

- Fix Fortuna PRNG (PR #363)

- Fix compilation on platforms where cc doesn't point to gcc (PR #382)

- Fix using the wrong environment variable LT instead of LIBTOOL (PR #392)

- Fix build on platforms where the compiler provides WCHAR_MAX but wchar.h is not available (PR #390)

- Fix & re-factor crypt_list_all_sizes() and crypt_list_all_constants() (PR #414)

- Minor fixes (PR's #350 #351 #375 #377 #378 #379)

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Update the affected libtomcrypt package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111238

File Name: fedora_2018-39e0872379.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/24/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libtomcrypt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0739, CVE-2018-12437