Bug 1304379 - (CVE-2015-8804) CVE-2015-8804 nettle: miscalculations on secp384 curve
CVE-2015-8804 nettle: miscalculations on secp384 curve
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Security
Depends On: 1304308 1304304 1304305 1304306 1305766 1314374
Blocks: 1304384
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Reported: 2016-02-03 07:54 EST by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2016-11-04 04:30 EDT (History)
8 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: nettle 3.2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-11-03 17:59:48 EDT
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Test case (1.85 KB, text/plain)
2016-02-09 02:55 EST, Tomas Hoger
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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-02-03 07:54:22 EST
A mistake in the computation of elliptic curve scalar multiplications was found in nettle.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-02-03 07:56:41 EST
CVE assignment:


As stated in the above-mentioned article, this issue only affects 64 bit x86 systems.
Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2016-02-09 02:55 EST
Created attachment 1122347 [details]
Test case

Local copy of the test case that was posted to the upstream list:

Comment 17 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 15:31:05 EDT
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2582 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2582.html

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