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CVE-2007-6755 Detail

Current Description

The NIST SP 800-90A default statement of the Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generation (Dual_EC_DRBG) algorithm contains point Q constants with a possible relationship to certain "skeleton key" values, which might allow context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms by leveraging knowledge of those values. NOTE: this is a preliminary CVE for Dual_EC_DRBG; future research may provide additional details about point Q and associated attacks, and could potentially lead to a RECAST or REJECT of this CVE.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/09/stop-using-nsa-influence-code-in-our-product-rsa-tells-customers/ Third Party Advisory 
http://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2013/09/rsa-warns-developers-against-its-own.html Third Party Advisory 
http://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2013/09/the-many-flaws-of-dualecdrbg.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rump2007.cr.yp.to/15-shumow.pdf Third Party Advisory 
http://stream.wsj.com/story/latest-headlines/SS-2-63399/SS-2-332655/ Not Applicable 
http://threatpost.com/in-wake-of-latest-crypto-revelations-everything-is-suspect Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63657 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2007/11/the_strange_sto.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6755
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/01/2022
Source:
Oracle