Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gnupg (MDVSA-2015:155)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 82408
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated gnupg and libgcrypt packages fix security vulnerabilities :
GnuPG before 1.4.19 is vulnerable to a side-channel attack which can potentially lead to an information leak (CVE-2014-3591).
GnuPG before 1.4.19 is vulnerable to a side-channel attack on data-dependent timing variations in modular exponentiation, which can potentially lead to an information leak (CVE-2015-0837).
The gnupg package has been patched to correct these issues.
GnuPG2 is vulnerable to these issues through the libgcrypt library.
The issues were fixed in libgcrypt 1.6.3. The libgcrypt package in Mandriva, at version 1.5.4, was only vulnerable to the CVE-2014-3591 issue. It has also been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected gnupg, lib64gcrypt-devel and / or lib64gcrypt11 packages.