[SECURITY] [DLA 93-1] libgcrypt11 security update

ID DEBIAN:DLA-93-1:914A4
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2014-11-25T09:26:00


Package : libgcrypt11 Version : 1.4.5-2+squeeze2 CVE ID : CVE-2014-5270

Daniel Genkin, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that Elgamal encryption subkeys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library, for example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via a side-channel attack (see http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~tromer/handsoff/).

This is fixed in Squeeze in version 1.4.5-2+squeeze2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt11 packages.

-- Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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