Bug 1412969

Summary: CVE-2016-6225 Encryption IV Not Being Set Properly
Product: [Fedora] Fedora EPEL Reporter: David Busby <d.busby>
Component: percona-xtrabackupAssignee: Pete MacKinnon <pmackinn>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description David Busby 2017-01-13 09:52:36 UTC
Description of problem:

xbcrypt in versions < 2.3.5 && < 2.4.5 does not handle the setting of the IV correctly resulting in the produced ciphertext being vulnerable to a chosen plaintext attack.

More here: https://www.percona.com/blog/2017/01/12/cve-2016-6225-percona-xtrabackup-encryption-iv-not-set-properly/

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

2.3.6 && 2.4.5

How reproducible:

PoC code may be available on request, and on NDA signing.

Additional info:

Code changes here:

https://github.com/percona/percona-xtrabackup/pull/266 https://github.com/percona/percona-xtrabackup/pull/267

Affected package is here: https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=20906

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-01-13 12:07:43 UTC
Hello David,

Thank you for the information. I have filed a security bug and added tracking bugs to it. Marking this as duplicate, if you need anything else please comment in the CVE bug.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1413008 ***