[USN-3689-2] Libgcrypt vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Jun 19 17:49:03 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3689-2
June 19, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
Libgcrypt could be made to expose sensitive information.
- libgcrypt11: LGPL Crypto library
USN-3689-1 fixed a vulnerability in Libgcrypt. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Keegan Ryan discovered that Libgcrypt was susceptible to a side-
channel attack. A local attacker could possibly use this attack to
recover ECDSA private keys.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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