Executive Summary

Title libgcrypt20 security update
Name DSA-3880 First vendor Publication 2017-06-14
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2017-06-14
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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It was discovered that a side channel attack in the EdDSA session key handling in Libgcrypt may result in information disclosure.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1.6.3-2+deb8u3.

For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.6-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.6-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt20 packages.

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3880

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-200 Information Exposure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 18

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-08-17 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0040.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-07-05 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-3347-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-30 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-743.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-20 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-1608-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-14 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3880.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2017-06-22 21:24:08
  • Multiple Updates
2017-06-15 13:24:52
  • Multiple Updates
2017-06-14 09:19:39
  • First insertion