Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3073-1 libgcrypt11 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Nov 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-5270.
- More information:
Daniel Genkin, Itamar Pipman and Eran Tromer discovered that Elgamal encryption subkeys in applications using the libgcrypt11 library, for example GnuPG 2.x, could be leaked via a side-channel attack.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.0-5+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your libgcrypt11 packages.