Bug 1934453 (CVE-2021-24115) - CVE-2021-24115 botan: constant-time computations are not used for certain decoding and encoding operations (base32, base58, base64, and hex).
Summary: CVE-2021-24115 botan: constant-time computations are not used for certain dec...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2021-24115
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1934455 1934456 1934457 1934458
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-03-03 10:15 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2021-03-03 13:02 UTC (History)
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Description Marian Rehak 2021-03-03 10:15:07 UTC
In Botan before 2.17.3, constant-time computations are not used for certain decoding and encoding operations (base32, base58, base64, and hex).

Reference:

https://botan.randombit.net/news.html
https://github.com/randombit/botan/compare/2.17.2...2.17.3
https://github.com/randombit/botan/pull/2549

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2021-03-03 10:16:11 UTC
Created botan tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1934457]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1934455]


Created botan2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-8 [bug 1934458]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1934456]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-03-03 13:02:01 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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