Security update for libgcrypt

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1971-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2019-12904 ( NVD ): 5.9 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
  • CVE-2019-12904 ( NVD ): 5.9 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
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 solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for libgcrypt fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-12904: Fixed a flush-and-reload side-channel attack in the AES implementation (bsc#1138939).

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-SP1-2019-1971=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • libgcrypt20-debuginfo-1.8.2-8.6.2
    • libgcrypt20-hmac-1.8.2-8.6.2
    • libgcrypt-devel-debuginfo-1.8.2-8.6.2
    • libgcrypt20-1.8.2-8.6.2
    • libgcrypt-devel-1.8.2-8.6.2
    • libgcrypt-debugsource-1.8.2-8.6.2
  • Basesystem Module 15-SP1 (x86_64)
    • libgcrypt20-hmac-32bit-1.8.2-8.6.2
    • libgcrypt20-32bit-1.8.2-8.6.2
    • libgcrypt20-32bit-debuginfo-1.8.2-8.6.2