SUSE SLES12 Security Update : compat-libgcrypt11 (SUSE-SU-2017:1866-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120001


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


This update for libgcrypt fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2017-7526: Hardening against local side-channel attack. (bsc#1046607)

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2017-1157=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120001

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1866-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:compat-libgcrypt11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:compat-libgcrypt11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:compat-libgcrypt11-debugsource, 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: 2017/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7526