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IBM AIX: openssl_advisory18 (CVE-2016-0702): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affects AIX

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IBM AIX: openssl_advisory18 (CVE-2016-0702): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL affects AIX

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

The MOD_EXP_CTIME_COPY_FROM_PREBUF function in crypto/bn/bn_exp.c in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g does not properly consider cache-bank access times during modular exponentiation, which makes it easier for local users to discover RSA keys by running a crafted application on the same Intel Sandy Bridge CPU core as a victim and leveraging cache-bank conflicts, aka a "CacheBleed" attack.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-openssl_advisory18

References

  • ibm-aix-openssl_advisory18

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