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Ubuntu: USN-2897-1 (CVE-2015-8805): Nettle vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2897-1 (CVE-2015-8805): Nettle vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/15/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/23/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The ecc_256_modq function in ecc-256.c in Nettle before 3.2 does not properly handle carry propagation and produces incorrect output in its implementation of the P-256 NIST elliptic curve, which allows attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8803.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libnettle4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libnettle6

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