Debian: DSA-2731-1: libgcrypt11 security update

    Date29 Jul 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Yarom and Falkner discovered that RSA secret keys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library, for example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via a side channel attack, where a malicious local user could obtain private key information from another user on the system.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2731-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
    July 29, 2013                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libgcrypt11
    Vulnerability  : information leak
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4242
    
    Yarom and Falkner discovered that RSA secret keys in applications using
    the libgcrypt11 library, for example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via
    a side channel attack, where a malicious local user could obtain private
    key information from another user on the system.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.5-2+squeeze1.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.0-5+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie) and unstable distribution (sid),
    this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.3-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt11 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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