Debian Security Advisory
DLA-612-1 libtomcrypt -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 06 Sep 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6129.
- More information:
It was discovered that the implementation of RSA signature verification in libtomcrypt is vulnerable to the Bleichenbacher signature attack.
If an RSA key with exponent 3 is used it may be possible to forge a PKCS#1 v1.5 signature signed by that key.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.17-3.2+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libtomcrypt packages.
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