openSUSE Security Update : libgcrypt (openSUSE-2018-795)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 111545


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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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected libgcrypt packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 111545

File Name: openSUSE-2018-795.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/06

Updated: 2018/09/06

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:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt-cavs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt-cavs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt-devel-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt20, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt20-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt20-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt20-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt20-hmac, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgcrypt20-hmac-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0495

IAVA: 2018-A-0203