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. https://www.usenix.org/conference/usenixsecurity17/technical-sessions/presentation/wang-shuai
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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/botan1.10
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