IBM GSKit 7.x < / 8.0.14.x < TLS Side-Channel Timing Information Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote host has a library installed that is affected by an
information disclosure vulnerability.

Description :

The version of IBM Global Security Kit (GSKit) installed on the
remote host is 7.0.x prior to or 8.0.14.x prior to
It is, therefore, affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
The Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol does not properly
consider timing side-channel attacks, which allows remote attackers
to conduct distinguishing attacks and plain-text recovery attacks via
statistical analysis of timing data for crafted packets. This type of
exploitation is known as the 'Lucky Thirteen' attack.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to GSKit / or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: General

Nessus Plugin ID: 67231 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57778

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0169

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