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CVE-2015-7511 Detail

Description

Libgcrypt before 1.6.5 does not properly perform elliptic-point curve multiplication during decryption, which makes it easier for physically proximate attackers to extract ECDH keys by measuring electromagnetic emanations.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/19/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.0 LOW
Vector: AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 0.5


Attack Vector (AV): Physical
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00027.html
http://www.cs.tau.ac.IL/~tromer/ecdh/
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3474
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3478
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83253
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2896-1
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/W2IL4PAEICHGA2XMQYRY3MIWHM4GMPAG/
https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2016q1/000384.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-04

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7511
NVD Published Date:
04/19/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017