Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgcrypt (MDVSA-2014:176)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 77655


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated libgcrypt packages fix security vulnerability :

The libgcrypt library before version 1.5.4 is vulnerable to an ELGAMAL side-channel attack (CVE-2014-5270).


Update the affected lib64gcrypt-devel and / or lib64gcrypt11 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 77655

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-176.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/12

Modified: 2014/10/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gcrypt-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gcrypt11, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5270

BID: 69164

MDVSA: 2014:176