|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu: Security Advisory for nettle (USN-4990-1)|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'nettle'; package(s) announced via the USN-4990-1 advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'nettle'
package(s) announced via the USN-4990-1 advisory.
It was discovered that Nettle incorrectly handled RSA decryption. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Nettle to crash, resulting
in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-3580)
It was discovered that Nettle incorrectly handled certain padding oracles.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to perform a variant of the
Bleichenbacher attack. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
'nettle' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Please install the updated package(s).
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2021-3580|
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