Debian: DSA-3478-1: libgcrypt11 security update

    Date15 Feb 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Daniel Genkin, Lev Pachmanov, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that the ECDH secret decryption keys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library could be leaked via a side-channel attack.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3478-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 15, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libgcrypt11
    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
    libgcrypt11 library could be leaked via a side-channel attack.
    
    See https://www.cs.tau.ac.IL/~tromer/ecdh/ for details.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.5.0-5+deb7u4.
    
    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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