Monday, December 23, 2013

Security Update: gnupg

One security advisory has been released for Slackware 13.37 and goes forward to -Current and that is gnupg 1.x. The changelog said it clearly about this update:
Fixed the RSA Key Extraction via Low-Bandwidth Acoustic Cryptanalysis attack as described by Genkin, Shamir, and Tromer. For more information, see: 
http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~tromer/acoustic/
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4576