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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844979
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.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'nettle'
package(s) announced via the USN-4990-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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.
(CVE-2018-16869)

Affected Software/OS:
'nettle' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
3.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2021-3580
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