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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8804: nettle Miscomputations of elliptic curve scalar multiplications

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8804: nettle Miscomputations of elliptic curve scalar multiplications

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

x86_64/ecc-384-modp.asm in Nettle before 3.2 does not properly handle carry propagation and produces incorrect output in its implementation of the P-384 NIST elliptic curve, which allows attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-nettle

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