Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2812-1 botan1.10 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
09 Nov 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-14737.
More information:

One security issue has been discovered in botan1.10: a C++ cryptography library.

An attacker of a local or a cross-VM may be able to recover bits of secret exponents as used in RSA, DH, etc. with help of cache analysis.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.10.17-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your botan1.10 packages.

For the detailed security status of botan1.10 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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