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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-40528) (Multiple Advisories): libgcrypt security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-40528) (Multiple Advisories): libgcrypt security update

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/06/2021
Created
07/16/2022
Added
07/02/2022
Modified
07/07/2022

Description

The ElGamal implementation in Libgcrypt before 1.9.4 allows plaintext recovery because, during interaction between two cryptographic libraries, a certain dangerous combination of the prime defined by the receiver's public key, the generator defined by the receiver's public key, and the sender's ephemeral exponents can lead to a cross-configuration attack against OpenPGP.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgcrypt
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgcrypt-devel

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