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OpenSSL Microarchitecture timing vulnerability in ECC scalar multiplication (CVE-2018-5407)

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OpenSSL Microarchitecture timing vulnerability in ECC scalar multiplication (CVE-2018-5407)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/13/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/13/2018
Modified
08/08/2019

Description

Simultaneous Multi-threading (SMT) in processors can enable local users to exploit software vulnerable to timing attacks via a side-channel timing attack on 'port contention'.

Solution(s)

  • http-openssl-1_0_2-upgrade-1_0_2_q
  • http-openssl-1_1_0-upgrade-1_1_0_i

References

  • http-openssl-1_0_2-upgrade-1_0_2_q
  • http-openssl-1_1_0-upgrade-1_1_0_i

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