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CVE-2018-10846 Detail

Current Description

A cache-based side channel in GnuTLS implementation that leads to plain text recovery in cross-VM attack setting was found. An attacker could use a combination of "Just in Time" Prime+probe attack in combination with Lucky-13 attack to recover plain text using crafted packets.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.6 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105138 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3050 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3505 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-10846 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/747 Third Party Advisory
https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/merge_requests/657 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00022.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3999-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-327 Use of a Broken or Risky Cryptographic Algorithm NIST  
CWE-385 Covert Timing Channel Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gnutls:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_tower:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10846
NVD Published Date:
08/22/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019