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Debian: CVE-2016-7798: ruby-attr-encrypted, ruby-encryptor -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-7798: ruby-attr-encrypted, ruby-encryptor -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/30/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/05/2017
Modified
11/04/2022

Description

The openssl gem for Ruby uses the same initialization vector (IV) in GCM Mode (aes-*-gcm) when the IV is set before the key, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to bypass the encryption protection mechanism.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-ruby-attr-encrypted
  • debian-upgrade-ruby-encryptor

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