Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : libgcrypt11, libgcrypt20 vulnerability (USN-2896-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 88747
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionDaniel Genkin, Lev Pachmanov, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that Libgcrypt was susceptible to an attack via physical side channels. A local attacker could use this attack to possibly recover private keys.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libgcrypt11 and / or libgcrypt20 packages.