SOL12998 - OpenSSL vulnerability CVE-2011-1945

ID SOL12998
Type f5
Reporter f5
Modified 2014-07-24T00:00:00


The elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) subsystem in OpenSSL 1.0.0d and earlier, when the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) is used for the ECDHE_ECDSA cipher suite, does not properly implement curves over binary fields, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to determine private keys using a timing attack and a lattice calculation.

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