Debian Security Advisory
DLA-593-1 nettle -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Aug 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 832983.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6489.
- More information:
The cryptographic library nettle had a potential information leak problem reported.
RSA code is vulnerable to cache sharing related attacks.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this problems has been fixed in version 2.4-3+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your nettle packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS