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CVE-2015-8804 Detail

Description

x86_64/ecc-384-modp.asm in Nettle before 3.2 does not properly handle carry propagation and produces incorrect output in its implementation of the P-384 NIST elliptic curve, which allows attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/23/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00091.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00093.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00100.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2582.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/02/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/03/1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2897-1
https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/38-Miscomputations-of-elliptic-curve-scalar-multiplications-in-Nettle.html
https://git.lysator.liu.se/nettle/nettle/commit/fa269b6ad06dd13c901dbd84a12e52b918a09cd7 Patch
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/info-gnu/2016-01/msg00006.html
https://lists.lysator.liu.se/pipermail/nettle-bugs/2015/003024.html Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8804
NVD Published Date:
02/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018