[SECURITY] [DSA 3959-1] libgcrypt20 security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2017-08-29T20:01:09


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3959-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso August 29, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : libgcrypt20 CVE ID : CVE-2017-0379 Debian Bug : 873383

Daniel Genkin, Luke Valenta and Yuval Yarom discovered that Libgcrypt is prone to a local side-channel attack against the ECDH encryption with Curve25519, allowing recovery of the private key.

See https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/806 for details.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.6-2+deb9u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.9-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt20 packages.

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