Bug 1304382 (CVE-2015-8805) - CVE-2015-8805 nettle: secp256 calculation bug
Summary: CVE-2015-8805 nettle: secp256 calculation bug
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-8805
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1304304 1304305 1304306 1304308 1305766 1314374
Blocks: 1304384
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Reported: 2016-02-03 13:04 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:43 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: nettle 3.2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-11-03 21:58:26 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2582 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: nettle security and bug fix update 2016-11-03 12:08:24 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2016-02-03 13:04:47 UTC
A mistake in the computation of elliptic curve scalar multiplications was found in nettle.

Oss-security reference:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/266

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/273

Upstream fix:

https://git.lysator.liu.se/nettle/nettle/commit/c71d2c9d20eeebb985e3872e4550137209e3ce4d

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2016-02-09 07:53:35 UTC
Fixed upstream in nettle 3.2:

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/info-gnu/2016-01/msg00006.html

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 19:31:13 UTC
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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