DSA 2821-1: gnupg security update
Posted on: 12/18/2013 05:35 PM

A gnupg security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2821-1: gnupg security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2821-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
December 18, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : gnupg
Vulnerability : side channel attack
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4576

Genkin, Shamir and Tromer discovered that RSA key material could
be extracted by using the sound generated by the computer during the
decryption of some chosen ciphertexts.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.10-4+squeeze4.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.12-7+deb7u3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.15-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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