Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2821-1 gnupg -- side channel attack
- Date Reported:
- 18 Dec 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-4576.
- More information:
Genkin, Shamir and Tromer discovered that RSA key material could be extracted by using the sound generated by the computer during the decryption of some chosen ciphertexts.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.10-4+squeeze4.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.12-7+deb7u3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.15-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your gnupg packages.