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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6313

The mixing functions in the random number generator in Libgcrypt before 1.5.6, 1.6.x before 1.6.6, and 1.7.x before 1.7.3 and GnuPG before 1.4.21 make it easier for attackers to obtain the values of 160 bits by leveraging knowledge of the previous 4640 bits.
Publish Date : 2016-12-13 Last Update Date : 2018-01-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2674: libgcrypt security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162674 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6313

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnupg Gnupg * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.6.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Gnupg Libgcrypt 1.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1
Gnupg Gnupg 1
Gnupg Libgcrypt 10

- References For CVE-2016-6313
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2674
GENTOO GLSA-201612-01
GENTOO GLSA-201610-04
BID 92527 GnuPG and Libgcrypt CVE-2016-6313 Local Predictable Random Number Generator Weakness Release Date:2017-03-23;a=blob_plain;f=NEWS CONFIRM
MLIST [gnupg-announce] 20160817 [Announce] Security fixes for Libgcrypt and GnuPG 1.4 [CVE-2016-6316]
SECTRACK 1036635

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6313

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