SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libgcrypt (SUSE-SU-2018:2089-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 111439

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for libgcrypt fixes the following issues: The following security vulnerability was addressed :

- CVE-2018-0495: Mitigate a novel side-channel attack by enabling blinding for ECDSA signatures (bsc#1097410).
The following other issues were fixed :

- Extended the fipsdrv dsa-sign and dsa-verify commands with the

--algo parameter for the FIPS testing of DSA SigVer and SigGen (bsc#1064455).

- Ensure libgcrypt20-hmac and libgcrypt20 are installed in the correct order. (bsc#1090766)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1413=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1413=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1413=1

SUSE CaaS Platform ALL :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-1413=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1064455

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090766

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1097410

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-0495.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?86ee0c85

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 111439

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2089-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/09/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 1.9

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

CVSSv3

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:novell:suse_linux:libgcrypt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcrypt20, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcrypt20-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcrypt20-hmac, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0495

IAVA: 2018-A-0203