FreeBSD : cryptopp -- multiple vulnerabilities (eab68cff-bc0c-11e6-b2ca-001b3856973b)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95589


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple sources report :

CVE-2015-2141: The InvertibleRWFunction::CalculateInverse function in rw.cpp in libcrypt++ 5.6.2 does not properly blind private key operations for the Rabin-Williams digital signature algorithm, which allows remote attackers to obtain private keys via a timing attack.
Fixed in 5.6.3.

CVE-2016-3995: Incorrect implementation of Rijndael timing attack countermeasure. Fixed in 5.6.4.

CVE-2016-7420: Library built without -DNDEBUG could egress sensitive information to the filesystem via a core dump if an assert was triggered. Fixed in 5.6.5.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95589

File Name: freebsd_pkg_eab68cffbc0c11e6b2ca001b3856973b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/07

Modified: 2017/03/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cryptopp, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2141, CVE-2016-3995, CVE-2016-7420