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Amazon Linux Local Check: alas-2016-744

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

A design flaw was found in the libgcrypt PRNG (Pseudo-Random Number Generator). An attacker who can obtain the first 580 bytes of the PRNG output can trivially predict the following 20 bytes.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update libgcrypt to update your system. Run yum update gnupg to update your system.

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