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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4242: libgcrypt CVE-2013-4242 GnuPG susceptible to Yarom/Falkner flush+reload cache side-channel attack

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4242: libgcrypt CVE-2013-4242 GnuPG susceptible to Yarom/Falkner flush+reload cache side-channel attack

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/19/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

GnuPG before 1.4.14, and Libgcrypt before 1.5.3 as used in GnuPG 2.0.x and possibly other products, allows local users to obtain private RSA keys via a cache side-channel attack involving the L3 cache, aka Flush+Reload.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libgcrypt

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