Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1405-1 libgcrypt20 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 Jun 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0495.
More information:

It was discovered that Libgcrypt is prone to a local side-channel attack allowing recovery of ECDSA private keys.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.3-2+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt20 packages.

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