[ALSA-2021:4409] Moderate: libgcrypt security and bug fix update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2021-11-09
Description:
The libgcrypt library provides general-purpose implementations of various cryptographic algorithms. Security Fix(es): * libgcrypt: mishandles ElGamal encryption because it lacks exponent blinding to address a side-channel attack against mpi_powm (CVE-2021-33560) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • libgcrypt-devel-1.8.5-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libgcrypt-devel-1.8.5-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libgcrypt-1.8.5-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libgcrypt-1.8.5-6.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libgcrypt-devel-1.8.5-6.el8.aarch64.rpm
  • libgcrypt-1.8.5-6.el8.aarch64.rpm
  • libgcrypt-devel-1.8.5-6.el8.ppc64le.rpm
  • libgcrypt-1.8.5-6.el8.ppc64le.rpm
Notes:
This page is generated automatically from Red Hat security data and has not been checked for errors. For clarification or corrections please contact the AlmaLinux Packaging Team.