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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0061
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0061
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0061

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated nettle2.7 and nettle packages fix security vulnerabilities: Two carry propagation bugs in elliptic curve scalar multiplications that affect the NIST P-256 curve. The bugs are in the C code and affect multiple architectures (CVE-2015-8803, CVE-2015-8805). A carry propagation bug in elliptic curve scalar multiplications that affect the NIST P-384 curve. The bug is in the assembly code and only affects the x86_64 architecture (CVE-2015-8804).

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8803
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2582
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0475 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0477 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0486 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8804
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8805
BugTraq ID: 84272
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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