Bug 1664598 (CVE-2018-20187) - CVE-2018-20187 botan: Side channel possible during ECC generation
Summary: CVE-2018-20187 botan: Side channel possible during ECC generation
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2018-20187
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: 1664599
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-01-09 09:26 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:04 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: botan2 2.9.0
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:44:57 UTC


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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.


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