Recommended update for libgcrypt

Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2020:1063-1
Rating: moderate
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

An update that has two fixes can now be installed.


This update for libgcrypt fixes the following issues:

This update for libgcrypt fixes the following issues:

  • FIPS: Switch the PCT to use the new signature operation (bsc#1165539)
  • FIPS: Verify that the generated signature and the original input differ in test_keys function for RSA, DSA and ECC (bsc#1165539)
  • Add zero-padding when qx and qy have different lengths when assembling the Q point from affine coordinates.
  • Ship the FIPS checksum file in the shared library package and create a separate trigger file for the FIPS selftests (bsc#1169569)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1063=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • libgcrypt-devel-1.8.2-8.30.1
    • libgcrypt20-hmac-1.8.2-8.30.1
    • libgcrypt-debugsource-1.8.2-8.30.1
    • libgcrypt20-debuginfo-1.8.2-8.30.1
    • libgcrypt20-1.8.2-8.30.1
    • libgcrypt-devel-debuginfo-1.8.2-8.30.1
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (x86_64)
    • libgcrypt20-32bit-1.8.2-8.30.1
    • libgcrypt20-hmac-32bit-1.8.2-8.30.1
    • libgcrypt20-32bit-debuginfo-1.8.2-8.30.1