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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : nettle vulnerability (USN-3193-1)

Description

It was discovered that Nettle incorrectly mitigated certain timing side-channel attacks. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to recover private keys. 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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