[USN-5080-2] Libgcrypt vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Sep 16 17:08:26 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5080-2
September 16, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Libgcrypt could be made to expose sensitive information.
- libgcrypt20: LGPL Crypto library
USN-5080-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Libgcrypt. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Libgcrypt incorrectly handled ElGamal encryption. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to recover sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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