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Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure: CVE-2016-2178: September 22 2016 OpenSSL Security Advisory (SA40312)

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Pulse Secure Pulse Connect Secure: CVE-2016-2178: September 22 2016 OpenSSL Security Advisory (SA40312)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/20/2016
Created
10/28/2020
Added
10/28/2020
Modified
11/26/2021

Description

The dsa_sign_setup function in crypto/dsa/dsa_ossl.c in OpenSSL through 1.0.2h does not properly ensure the use of constant-time operations, which makes it easier for local users to discover a DSA private key via a timing side-channel attack.

Solution(s)

  • pulse-secure-pulse-connect-secure-upgrade-8_1r11
  • pulse-secure-pulse-connect-secure-upgrade-8_1r11_1
  • pulse-secure-pulse-connect-secure-upgrade-8_2r6

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