Debian: DSA-2821-1: gnupg security update

    Date18 Dec 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Genkin, Shamir and Tromer discovered that RSA key material could be extracted by using the sound generated by the computer during the decryption of some chosen ciphertexts.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2821-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
    December 18, 2013                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : gnupg
    Vulnerability  : side channel attack
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4576
    
    Genkin, Shamir and Tromer discovered that RSA key material could
    be extracted by using the sound generated by the computer during the
    decryption of some chosen ciphertexts.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.10-4+squeeze4.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.12-7+deb7u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.15-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg 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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