CVE-2021-29415 Detail

Current Description

The elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) hardware accelerator, part of the ARM® TrustZone® CryptoCell 310, contained in the NordicSemiconductor nRF52840 through 2021-03-29 has a non-constant time ECDSA implemenation. This allows an adversary to recover the private ECC key used during an ECDSA operation.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://eprint.iacr.org/2021/640 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.aisec.fraunhofer.de/de/das-institut/wissenschaftliche-exzellenz/security-and-trust-in-open-source-security-tokens.html Third Party Advisory 
https://www.sit.fraunhofer.de/en/news-events/downloads-services/cve/ Not Applicable 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-29415
NVD Published Date:
05/21/2021
NVD Last Modified:
06/03/2021
Source:
MITRE