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CVE-2017-0379 Detail

Current Description

Libgcrypt before 1.8.1 does not properly consider Curve25519 side-channel attacks, which makes it easier for attackers to discover a secret key, related to cipher/ecc.c and mpi/ec.c.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/29/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-0379
Original release date:
08/29/2017
Last revised:
09/05/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100503 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100503
https://bugs.debian.org/873383 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://bugs.debian.org/873383
https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/806 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://eprint.iacr.org/2017/806
https://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=libgcrypt.git;a=commit;h=da780c8183cccc8f533c8ace8211ac2cb2bdee7b Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=libgcrypt.git;a=commit;h=da780c8183cccc8f533c8ace8211ac2cb2bdee7b
https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00221.html Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2017/msg00221.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-0379 Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-0379
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3959 Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3959

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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