Bug 1664598 (CVE-2018-20187)

Summary: CVE-2018-20187 botan: Side channel possible during ECC generation
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Andrej Nemec 2019-01-09 09:26:22 UTC
It was found that a possible Timing side channel during ECC key generation could leak information.

Upstream PR:

https://github.com/randombit/botan/pull/1792

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/randombit/botan/pull/1792/commits/70aa7303acfff9eefc24598c289a84db3579ebd1

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2019-01-09 09:26:31 UTC
Created botan2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1664599]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:44:57 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.