The ElGamal implementation in Crypto++ through 8.5 allows plaintext recovery because, during interaction between two cryptographic libraries, a certain dangerous combination of the prime defined by the receiver's public key, the generator defined by the receiver's public key, and the sender's ephemeral exponents can lead to a cross-configuration attack against OpenPGP.
Created cryptopp tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 2002832]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2002831]
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