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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3073-1 (libgcrypt11 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Daniel Genkin, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that Elgamal encryption subkeys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library, for example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via a side-channel attack.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libgcrypt11 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.0-5+deb7u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt11 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)