CVE-2017-9526

medium

Description

In Libgcrypt before 1.7.7, an attacker who learns the EdDSA session key (from side-channel observation during the signing process) can easily recover the long-term secret key. 1.7.7 makes a cipher/ecc-eddsa.c change to store this session key in secure memory, to ensure that constant-time point operations are used in the MPI library.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3880

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99046

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1042326

https://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=libgcrypt.git;a=commit;h=5a22de904a0a366ae79f03ff1e13a1232a89e26b

https://git.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=libgcrypt.git;a=commit;h=f9494b3f258e01b6af8bd3941ce436bcc00afc56

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-5072801.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-06-11

Updated: 2019-01-16

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: MEDIUM