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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2730-1 (gnupg - information leak)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

1.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Yarom and Falkner discovered that RSA secret keys could be leaked via a side channel attack, where a malicious local user could obtain private key information from another user on the system. This update fixes this issue for the 1.4 series of GnuPG. GnuPG 2.x is affected through its use of the libgcrypt11 library, a fix for which will be published in DSA 2731.

Affected Software

Affected Software

gnupg on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.10-4+squeeze2. For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.12-7+deb7u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.14-1. We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)