openSUSE Security Update : libcryptopp (openSUSE-2015-504)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84888


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


libcryptopp was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-2141: The InvertibleRWFunction::CalculateInverse function in rw.cpp in libcrypt++ 5.6.2 did not properly blind private key operations for the Rabin-Williams digital signature algorithm, which allowed remote attackers to obtain private keys via a timing attack (bsc#936435).


Update the affected libcryptopp packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84888

File Name: openSUSE-2015-504.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/21

Modified: 2015/07/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcryptopp-5_6_2-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcryptopp-5_6_2-0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcryptopp-5_6_2-0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcryptopp-5_6_2-0-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcryptopp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcryptopp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcryptopp-devel-static, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2141