|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for libgcrypt RHSA-2013:1457-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'libgcrypt'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libgcrypt'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The libgcrypt library provides general-purpose implementations of various
It was found that GnuPG was vulnerable to the Yarom/Falkner flush+reload
cache side-channel attack on the RSA secret exponent. An attacker able to
execute a process on the logical CPU that shared the L3 cache with the
GnuPG process (such as a different local user or a user of a KVM guest
running on the same host with the kernel same-page merging functionality
enabled) could possibly use this flaw to obtain portions of the RSA secret
All libgcrypt users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
libgcrypt on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4242|
BugTraq ID: 61464
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#976534
Debian Security Information: DSA-2730 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2731 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1457
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1294 (Google Search)
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