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Debian: DSA-3073-1: libgcrypt11 security update

Date 16 Nov 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Daniel Genkin, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that Elgamal encryption subkeys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library, for example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via a side-channel attack.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3073-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 16, 2014                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libgcrypt11
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-5270

Daniel Genkin, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that Elgamal
encryption subkeys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library, for
example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via a side-channel attack.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5.0-5+deb7u2.

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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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