CVE-2016-7440 Detail

Current Description

The C software implementation of AES Encryption and Decryption in wolfSSL (formerly CyaSSL) before 3.9.10 makes it easier for local users to discover AES keys by leveraging cache-bank timing differences.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3706
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93659 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037050
https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10028-release-notes/ Third Party Advisory 
https://wolfssl.com/wolfSSL/Blog/Entries/2016/9/26_wolfSSL_3.9.10_Vulnerability_Fixes.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7440
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/17/2019
Source:
MITRE