Debian Security Advisory

DLA-93-1 libgcrypt11 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 Nov 2014
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-5270.
More information:

Daniel Genkin, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that Elgamal encryption subkeys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library, for example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via a side-channel attack (see

This is fixed in Squeeze in version 1.4.5-2+squeeze2.