Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1931-1 libgcrypt20 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
24 Sep 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-13627.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a ECDSA timing attack in the libgcrypt20 cryptographic library.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.3-2+deb8u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt20 packages.

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