Information Exposure Affecting libgcrypt package, versions <0:1.8.5-4.el8


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.21% (59th percentile)
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NVD
6.3 medium
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SUSE
5.5 medium
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Red Hat
6.3 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-LIBGCRYPT-2572289
  • published 10 Apr 2022
  • disclosed 25 Sep 2019

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 libgcrypt to version 0:1.8.5-4.el8 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2020-4482.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream libgcrypt package and not the libgcrypt package as distributed by Oracle. See How to fix? for Oracle:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

It was discovered that there was a ECDSA timing attack in the libgcrypt20 cryptographic library. Version affected: 1.8.4-5, 1.7.6-2+deb9u3, and 1.6.3-2+deb8u4. Versions fixed: 1.8.5-2 and 1.6.3-2+deb8u7.