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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : nettle vulnerabilities (USN-2897-1)

Description

Hanno Bock discovered that Nettle incorrectly handled carry propagation in the NIST P-256 elliptic curve. (CVE-2015-8803) Hanno Bock discovered that Nettle incorrectly handled carry propagation in the NIST P-384 elliptic curve. (CVE-2015-8804) Niels Moeller discovered that Nettle incorrectly handled carry propagation in the NIST P-256 elliptic curve. (CVE-2015-8805). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


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