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    Debian: DSA-3474-1: libgcrypt20 security update

    Date 12 Feb 2016
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    Daniel Genkin, Lev Pachmanov, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that the ECDH secret decryption keys in applications using the libgcrypt20 library could be leaked via a side-channel attack.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3474-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 12, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libgcrypt20
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-7511
    
    Daniel Genkin, Lev Pachmanov, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered
    that the ECDH secret decryption keys in applications using the
    libgcrypt20 library could be leaked via a side-channel attack.
    
    See https://www.cs.tau.ac.IL/~tromer/ecdh/ for details.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.3-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.5-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt20 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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